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This Hinamatsuri doll set is among the items being
featured at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii's
"Things Japanese" fund-raising sale.
The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii's "Things Japanese" fund-raiser is continuing through Sept. 22 in the center's gift shop.
Featured are kimono and montsuki, hakata dolls, calligraphy works, antiques, collectibles, dishes and a warrior's doll set.
Proceeds from the sales benefit JCCH programs. For more information, call 945-7633.
Weave a leiString together a creative masterpiece using household odds and ends, fabric, glass or even artificial flowers for a contest coinciding with Aloha Week. Traditional Hawaiian lei materials may also be used.
Entry forms are available at all Oahu public libraries, neighbor island regional libraries, Ala Moana Center's Customer Service Center and TEMARI, Center for Asian and Pacific Arts. Entry forms must be postmarked by Saturday and mailed to TEMARI, P.O. Box 12185, Honolulu, HI 96826.
All entries will be displayed in selected Ala Moana Center store windows, with the prize-winning lei to be on view at the Customer Service Center. The adult contest is on Sept. 15 and the keiki contest for children ages 5 to 12 on Sept.16, with award ceremonies at noon on both days.
Five $100 prizes will be awarded in the adult division, with a grand prize of $500. The keikis will be awarded five $50 prizes, with a grand prize of $100.
Lei-making demonstrations will be set up throughout the mall. Styles include old-time lei, new lei styles, ti leaf, Micronesian weaving, lauae swags, polymer clay and traditional Hawaiian lei making.
Call 735-1860 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Talking in stitchesThe Hawaii Stitchery and Fibre Arts Guild presents a free lecture on mixing metal and fiber, 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Academy of Arts Center at Linekona, 1111 Victoria St.
Former guild president Pam Sullivan will conduct the free workshop. For more information, call 395-3537.
Artist hosts tourArtist Enrique Martinez Celaya will lead a walk-through through an exhibition of his works, beginning 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Contemporary Museum.
Admission is $10 and space is limited. Make reservations by calling 526-1322.
The museum is at 2411 Makiki Heights.
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