“Ohana: Celebrating Community at the JACCC” will be held on Saturday, Nov. 24, at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, 244 S. San Pedro St. in Little Tokyo.

Daniel Ho

This event is an opportunity to bring together the dedicated patrons and organizations who have supported the JACCC through the years. “Ohana” is the Hawaiian word for “family.”

The evening starts with a VIP reception presented by Toyota at 5:30 p.m. in the James Irvine Japanese Garden and Garden Room, followed by a concert at 7 p.m. in the Aratani Japan America Theatre and a celebration at 8:30 p.m. in the JACCC Plaza.

The concert will feature Daniel Ho and Friends; Keali’i Ceballos and Halau; Nobuko Miyamoto of Great Leap; On Ensemble; Cold Tofu Improv; and more.

Admission: $100 (VIP), $50 (friends). For more information, contact Jessie Kikuchi at (213) 628-2725 or jkikuchi@jaccc.org.

Community partners:

AADAP (Asian American Drug Abuse Program)

Asia America Symphony Association

Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Asians for Miracle Marrow Matches

CCEDA (California Community Economic Development Association)

East West Players

Fujima Kansuma Kai

Go For Broke National Education Center

Japan America Society of Southern California

Japanese American National Museum

Japanese American Optimist Club

Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California


Little Tokyo Service Center

Los Angeles Junior Chamber Foundation

NCRR (Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress)

Nikkei Federation

Nikkei Women Legacy Association

Nisei Week Foundation

PACE (Pacific Asian Consortium on Employment)

Rafu Shimpo

Riordan Leadership Institute

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