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Obon Dance & Festival – Hongpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin
July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The summer Obon season perpetuates the Buddhist tradition of honoring the spirit of those passed on celebrated with special services and festivals. The festival includes food booths, taiko drummers and other colorful sights and sounds, bon dances that have become a cultural touchstone for all in Hawaii. Free to enjoy!Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin: July 13 and 14, with services both nights at 6 p.m. dances at 7-10:30 p.m.