(COURTESY PHOTO FOR NHN)
The Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko drum group from Kohala will be appearing at the Honokaa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Obon Festival beginning at 7 p.m., Saturday, July 20, along with an Okinawan dance troupe. The event is free to the public. The dance is preceded by the 110th Annual Community Obon Memorial Service open to anyone who has lost a loved one the past year. For further information, call 775-7232 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.