Lunar New Year in Honolulu’s Chinatown

As a Hawaiian-Chinese-American, I love celebrating Chinese New Year.  It’s a great holiday, full of traditions that are fun to share with friends and family, including those who may not necessarily be accustomed to the holiday.  Chinese New Year is often greeted with firecrackers, lions, dragons, and parades in Chinatowns everywhere, and I’ve been to a few of them in different cities.  But my favorite location by far is Honolulu.  Even though we now live in California, my family makes a regular trip back to Honolulu’s Chinatown, just to take in the festivities.  If you’d like to try something new, here are my tips for the best way to celebrate the Lunar New Year in Hawaii! Continue reading “Lunar New Year in Honolulu’s Chinatown”