On February 8, 2020, Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii honored Carolee Nishi, Dr. Larry Kimura, Sachie Saigusa, and Robert Cazimero as Living Treasures of Hawaii™. Approximately 650 people were in attendance, including delegates to Hongwanji’s annual legislative assembly, friends and family of the honorees, public officials, and members of the community at large.
Here are a few photos from this year’s celebration.
Living Treasures 2023 – honorees at the conclusion of the program (Fred Cachola’s daughter accepts for him)
Living Treasures 2023 – Coral Ballroom at the Hilton Hawaiian Village
Living Treasures 2020 – program cover with honoree photos
Living Treasures 2020 – honorees Robert Cazimero, Sachie Saigusa, Larry Kimura, and Carolee Nishi (photo credit: Alan Kubota)
Living Treasures 2020 – table centerpieces, flowers with wisteria (photo credit: Alan Kubota)
Living Treasures 2020 – emcee Dennis Sekine (photo credit: Alan Kubota)
Living Treasures 2020 – honoree Carolee Nishi (photo credit: Alan Kubota)
Living Treasures 2020 – honoree Larry Kimura with Bishop Matsumoto and Pieper Toyama (photo credit: Alan Kubota)
For more information about the honorees, see 2020 Living Treasures of Hawaii to Be Honored at 45th Annual Program in our News & Announcements section.