Pacific Beach Hotel’s Natsu Matsuri

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Pacific Beach Hotel held its last Natsu Matsuri or summer festival this past weekend. The event — which began in late July and took place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through August — featured traditional Japanese festival food, games and a bon dance. On Sunday, Hawaii Matsuri Taiko performed traditional taiko pieces and provided drum beats for the bon dance.

Photos by Sean Nakamura.

Natsu Matsuri

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nonstopmari moderator

major jpnese, the food: yakisoba, takoyaki, okonomiyaki. this may be THE foodie bon dance, have to ck it out...