Nominations sought for annual award

The Japanese Cultural Society of Maui is seeking nominations for its annual Nihon Bunka Award. The organization recognizes individuals each year for their excellence and contributions to the Japanese arts and/or culture.

Nominations are due by Nov. 30 to Lynn Araki-Regan by mail to 1823 Wells St., Suite 2A, Wailuku, by fax at 249-2872, or by email at

Winners will be honored at the society’s Shinnen Enkai dinner Jan. 18 at Maui Beach Hotel.

For more information, call Araki-Regan at 244-6042.