Storygami with Moanalua High School Japanese Club

The Japan-America Society of Hawaii (JASH), in collaboration with Moanalua High School Japanese Club, kicked off spring with a fun storytelling-origami session on Saturday, March 19, 2022. Over 20 attendees gathered virtually together for this interactive origami and storytelling program and folded onigiri rice balls out of origami paper while listening to the Japanese folktale “OMUSUBI KORORIN Rolling Rice Balls” read in both English and Japanese.



This was the second time JASH collaborated with Moanalua High School Japanese Club to present a community event for keiki. Japanese Club members met and practiced multiple times prior to the event and successfully led the Zoom session, creating the visuals, moderating the meeting, reading the story in English and Japanese, doing the translations between English and Japanese, and demonstrating the folding process step by step.




JASH would like to express a big MAHALO to the members of the Moanalua High School Japanese Club and the club advisor, Ms. Jaimelynn Tateyama for planning and providing a fun and educational opportunity for our members and children.