Celebrate the legacy of Chinese immigration to Maui with this exciting Chinese Heritage Festival! The festival honors Lahaina’s plantation-era Chinese heritage and Dr. Sun Yat-Sen who is remembered as the “Father of Modern China.”

Enjoy free admission to the Wo Hing Museum & Cookhouse, a film tribute to Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, special educational exhibits on the history of Wo Hing Temple, and ribbon tying honoring Dr. Sun Yat Sen’s dream for “Peace, Prosperity, and Harmony.”


1 pm:      “The Life of Dr. Sun Yat-sen and His Connection to Maui” Presentation by Dr. Busaba Yip

4 pm:       Lei Ceremony Honoring Dr. Sun Yat-sen

4-8 pm:    Taste of China Food Booths Highlighting Popular Chinese Food Favorites from Nalu
                Grindz   (see menu below)  

                Keiki Craft Printmaking, featuring Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s Famous Symbolism & Messages of
                Universal Love

                Learn to Play Mahjong

5-8 pm:   Chinese Knot Tying with Brenda Wong

                Chinese Calligraphy with Reverend Takayuki of Lahaina Shingon Mission

6 pm:      “History of Lahaina Town” Presentation of the History of Lahaina and the Wo Hing Society
                with Carolyn Kam, Jaclyn Santos, Bobby Santos and Dr. Busaba Yip

$3 Tasting Plates

Chicken Chow Mein
Beef Broccoli
Shrimp Canton
Cold Ginger Chicken
Vegetable Fried Rice
Pork Egg Rolls

(offerings subject to change)

Do you want to make a difference?  
You can volunteer for the Chinese Heritage Festival November 16, 2019 to help with festival set-up and decorations, greeting attendees, keiki arts and crafts, and/or break-down of the event. Water and snacks provided. Sign up HERE!

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