Makawao Hongwanji Bon Dance

As the O-bon Festival season continues we went to Makawao for the festival at the Makawao Hongwanji Mission.  (See previous Bon Dance post here)

A dancer rests between songs. And yes, that is a Hello Kitty fan tucked into her obi belt.

Makawao Hongwanji Bon Dance Hello Kitty

Sticks fly as the Taiko drummers perform.Makawao Hongwanji Bon Dance Taiko

A cool breeze came down from the mountain and the half moon shown brightly over us as we danced. It was a beautiful night.

Makawao Hongwanji Bon Dance Moonlight

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