Arrival of the Gannen Mono, changing of the family name to: Nishihara, where we settled.
Started taiko lessons, learning about it's form, technique, history and etiquette
Don't remember the exact dates, but the people and groups who had a profound impact on my taiko experience (Japan groups)
Learning about major economic and cultural hubs around the world in 3rd grade.
Traveled to the petrified footprints in Ka'u with my father, who explained the history and background of the unification of the Island of Hawaii
Completed my thesis paper for my BA in History at UHM, adding my bit of research and thought to the literature.
Pilgrimage along the "Pilgrim's Path" in Kyoto, visiting, praying, learning about various temples and their histories.