Saturday, September 30 – Chinese Moon Festival
We pay tribute to the island’s harvest of locally grown produce as well as honored traditions from China. View displays of lanterns and offerings to the moon goddess at Wo Hing Museum on Front Street (10 am to 8:30 pm). Kids can enjoy making paper lanterns. People of all ages can explore cultural activities, listen to traditional music, and watch Chinese cooking on a wok. Get guided practice in the art of playing mahjong. Chinese moon cakes are available for sale.
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Friday, November 10 – Sun Yat-sen Festival
We honor the life and achievements of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, known as The Father of Modern China. The celebration includes film tributes and displays depicting the life of Sun Yat-sen from Maui to China at Wo Hing Museum on Front Street (10 am to 8:30 pm). Try Chinese martial arts and watch skilled demos. Learn how to cut paper in the traditional Chinese way and other art activities. Listen to Chinese traditional music while sampling Cantonese food and Chinese teas.
Admission is free to each event. Chinese festivals take place between 10 am and 8 pm at Wo Hing Museum & Cookhouse.
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