The priests and maidens of Tsuragoka Hachimagu Shrine, Kamakura, Japan were on Kaua‘i earlier this month for a cultural exchange. They held an event in the Frear Center on October 10th that included prayers and chants by a high priests and other priests, music and dancing.
Aliana Ho '18, and her mother, Kat, visited this shrine in Japan last year and were "elaborately" hosted by them. Aliana and Kat were happy to return their hospitality.
|Aliana Ho '18, second from left, dressed in traditional "maiden" costumes|