Kaua‘i Soto Zen bon dance virtual again

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Taiko Kaua‘i and its ensemble of dancers perform “Fukushima Ondo” in the shadows of the Bodhi Tree and the World Peace Kannon Statue during the taping of the virtual bon dance at the Kaua‘i Soto Zen Temple Zenshuji in Hanapepe.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Dancers with Taiko Kaua‘i perform “Fukushima Ondo” under the string of chochin, or paper lanterns, during the taping of the virtual bon dance at the Kaua‘i Soto Zen Temple Zenshuji in Hanapepe.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    The Taiko Kaua‘i dancers start the “Fukushima Ondo” during the taping of the virtual bon dance at the Kaua‘i Soto Zen Temple Zenshuji in Hanapepe.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Dancers with Taiko Kaua‘i perform “Fukushima Ondo” during the taping of the virtual bon dance at the Kaua‘i Soto Zen Temple Zenshuji in Hanapepe.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    The Kaua‘i Soto Zen Temple Zenshuji is adorned with hundreds of chochin, or paper lanters, during bon season.

HANAPEPE — Bon dance will happen virtually again this year, said Gerald Hirata of the Kaua‘i Soto Zen Temple Zenshuji.

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