EWCPA Lunar New Year Celebration

CLNY_FLPA Lunar New Year Celebration
February 8th, Friday
6pm-8pm EWCPA Movie Night: A World without Thieves 天下无贼@Hale Manoa Reading Room 

7.30pm Hale Halawai Door open

8pm-10pm Lunar New Year Celebration@Hale Halawai
Chinese Dancing, Calligraphy, Tea Show, Decoration Making, New Year Games, Dumplings, Traditional New Year Foods, Talk Stories……and MORE!

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EWC International Potluck 2013

On January 27, 15 groups contributed an array of tasty foods for this year’s International Potluck located in front of Hale Halawai. Thanks to all the groups who participated in creating food for the event. Special shout-out to 3rd place winner: Team America

3rd Place

2nd place winner: Team Vietnam

2nd place

and 1st place winner: Team Balkans/Indonesia.

International PotluckMore pictures:

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Craft Night 2012

Craft Night 2012

Craft Night 2012 was held on November 18th & 25th in Green Room Hale Kuahine and in the 9th floor lounge of Hale Manoa. We facilitated students and community who wants to share their talents to those who wants to learn about any kind of crafting. This is a great opportunity to learn from or share a craft with others in our extremely talented EWCPA ‘Ohana! Paint, canvases, brushes, felt, glue, scissors, and other craft supplies were provided.

Mahalo to our talented artists and everyone who came to Craft Night and helped EWC Craft Fair! 🙂

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International Potluck 2010

The highly anticipated, annual International Potluck unifies East West Center participants over a theme that is savored by all: exquisite traditional cuisine.  At this year’s “Sharing Is Caring” event, fifteen cultural teams helped attendees to experience the uniqueness of their cultures on Sunday, November 14, 2010 by preparing multiple courses for hundreds of people awaiting the richness of flavors.  National flags, edible decorations, and cultural information of each team instilled curiosity and excitement in everyone.  EWCPA Board Members and MCs of the afternoon, Erenst Anip, Brian Kastl, and Hannah Kook welcomed attendees to the event and introduced the cultural teams.  Eating commenced, and indeed, every dish was as delectable as imagined.  The greatest challenge of the afternoon was leaving enough room to try them all.  Before long, attendees could not contain their energy any further and group dancing broke out in the Friendship Circle.  Stories were shared and great values of the many cultures of the Asia-Pacific region were learned.  As always, the International Potluck was memorable – and mouthwatering!

Here are some photos…