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Big Island’s Waiakea Center Celebrates Chinese New Year


Jan 25, 2020
04:00 PM until 06:00 PM


Waiakea Center celebrates Chinese New Year with a traditional Chinese lion dance to celebrate the Year of the Rat.


Accompanied by rhythmic drums and percussion, the lion will visit the variety of shops, restaurants and businesses at Waiakea Center. The lion will be fed donations in red envelopes, known as lai see (lucky money), believed to bring prosperity to the giver throughout the year. Families are welcome to participate in the tradition, which often delights keiki.





View map Waiakea Center
315 Makaala Street
Hilo, HI

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