Living Treasures 2023 honoree collage

Living Treasures of Hawai’i™ Selects 2023 Honorees

NEWS RELEASE – for immediate release February 1, 2023 Contact: Derrick Inouye 808-522-9200, Living Treasures of Hawai’i™ Selects 2023 Honorees Honolulu, Hawai’i – A dedicated historian, a respected preservationist, a devoted landscaper, a lifelong educator. These are just a few of the attributes that describe this year’s Living Treasures...

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Living Treasures of Hawaii in script with sagarifuji and collage of old-time photos of past honorees

2021 Living Treasures of Hawaii recognition event canceled; next nomination period will be for 2022

Since 1976, every year, we joyously honor the Living Treasures of Hawaii™ who demonstrate excellence in their fields and make significant contributions towards enriching our society. However, given the growing concerns around COVID-19, the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii has made the difficult decision to forgo accepting nominations for the...

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Living Treasures 2020 - honorees Robert Cazimero, Sachie Saigusa, Larry Kimura, and Carolee Nishi (photo credit: Alan Kubota)

Hongwanji honors four Living Treasures of Hawaii at 45th annual event (photos)

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...

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"Living Treasures of Hawaii 2019" with sagarifuji/wisteria logos

2019 Living Treasures of Hawaii to Be Honored at 44th Annual Program

NEWS RELEASE – for immediate release January 21, 2019 Contact: Derrick Inouye 808-522-9200, Registration: 2019 Living Treasures reservation form 2019 LIVING TREASURES OF HAWAII TO BE HONORED AT 44th ANNUAL PROGRAM HONOLULU, Hawaii – He is a social conciliator and perpetuator of Hawaiian culture. She is a master teacher...

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