Tomodachi Hinamatsuri at Consulate General of Japan

On Tuesday, February 26, Consul General Toyoei Shigeeda and Mrs. Michiko Shigeeda graciously opened their residence to the Japan-America Society of Hawaii’s annual Tomodachi Hinamatsuri celebration in honor of Girl’s Day. Also known as the Doll Festival, Hinamatsuri is traditionally celebrated on March 3rd by Japanese families to ensure their daughter’s future happiness. JASH members and guests were entertained by slack key guitarist Bobby Moderow Jr. and were able to partake in a variety of refreshments provided by the Consulate’s chef and the Tomodachi Committee members.