The Wo Hing Society and Museum: Introduction


Introduction of The Wo Hing Society and Museum as prepared by Busaba Yip. In this video recording, Yip was asked about the Chinese on the Hawaiian Islands, and there was an interruption.

Relevant points of interest:

1) Cantons spread to Hawaiian Islands, San Francisco, New York, Vancouver, but many more Cantons were sent to African continent as slaves;

2) Sun Yat-sen’s connection to Japan.

Support by:

The Lahaina Restoration Foundation

Hawaii Tourism Authority

Office Of Economic Development

The Wo Hing Society

4717 Chinese New Year of Pig, a presentation


Presentation of the 4717th Chinese New Year of Pig, as prepaired by Busaba Yip at The Wo Hing Society and Museum, located at Lahaina of County Of Maui on Hawaiian Islands.

Points of interest discussed include:

1) How Lion Dance originates from Persia, mainly because of the Silk Road and related trade activity;

2) During Lion Dance, „lettuce“ is passed; practice from Qing Dynasty for passing money and messages;

3) Cantons are located near shorelines (like Lahaina on Maui island and Hong Kong; while Hakka are visitors and located near mountains (Kula on Maui island).

Support by:

The Lahaina Restoration Foundation

Hawaii Tourism Authority

Office Of Economic Development

The Wo Hing Society