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fishcake's 4th Maneki Neko

The Maneki Neko, which translates literally to “the beckoning cat” in Japanese. The lucky cat is a famous figure and symbol in Japan and is commonly an upright bobtail calico figurine displayed at the entrance of stores and businesses.

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fishcake's 4th Maneki Neko
fishcake's 4th Maneki Neko

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Sep 14, 2023, 10:00 AM – Nov 25, 2023, 5:00 PM

Honolulu, 307 Kamani St, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA

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The Maneki Neko, which translates literally to “the beckoning cat” in Japanese. The lucky cat is a famous figure and symbol in Japan and is commonly an upright bobtail calico figurine displayed at the entrance of stores and businesses. It will bring you good luck. Maneki Neko raising the right paw beckons prosperity, while the left paw beckons people and customers.  Though its origins are in Japan, the maneki neko is widely recognized by multi-ethnic, locally owned mom and pop shops across the Hawaiian islands. Culturally significant and visually iconic, we celebrate the feline’s hard work in bringing us good fortune and new opportunities.

Fishcake is bringing back the popular “Maneki Neko Show” for its 4th visit, with a new collective of fine artists.  On view starting September 7, 2023 till November 18, 2023. Opening reception happening Thursday, September 14, 2023.  This year, eleven artists work around the theme of the “good luck cat”, Maneki Neko, and create various incarnations of the paw waving feline with astoundingly varied, fun, and radical results in an all media show. Come meet the wild and fun lucky cat gang produced by cat creators Johanette Rowley, Maile Yawata, Megumi Harada, Suzanne Wolfer, Nygell Halvorson, Leanndra Atilano, Joy Sanchez, Rochelle Lum, Grace Milk, Mike Watanabe, Lauren Trangmar.

Fishcake’s 4th Maneki Neko Show

Opening reception sept 14, 2023 from 6p - 8p

Exhibition runs from September 7, 2023 'till November 18, 2023

307C Kamani St, Honolulu HI 96813 Gallery Hours: Tues - Sat  10am - 5pm | Sun 11am - 4pm

Schedule


  • 2 hours

    Opening Reception - 4 th Maneki Neko

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