Posts Tagged ‘new year’

Lucky bamboo New Year's decorations on sale at Longs Drugs

Aloha and Happy New Year from Honolulu. I was tickled to find these¬†lucky bamboo and pine arrangements at my neighborhood Longs Drugs. In Japanese tradition, they are placed at the entrances to the home during the New Year’s festivities.¬†Looks like this practice has taken root here, like many other Japanese traditions.

On that topic, I’ve started a new design studio here in Honolulu, with a new website:

My first post of the year over there is also about a Japanese New Year’s tradition: mochi soup! Please take a look and if you like what you read, I’d be honored if you’d follow my Local Color blog too.

Wishing you a wonderful, leafy, green 2015!

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Happy New Year! These trees at Heian shrine are carrying the fortunes and hopes of hundreds of prayerful visitors.


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