Chinatown Cultural Plaza
Lum Sai Ho Tong
Founded in 1899, the Lum Sai Ho Tong Society was one of more than 100 societies started by Chinese immigrants in Hawaii to help preserve...
Izumo Taishakyo Mission
Across the river, this Shintō shrine was built by Japanese immigrants in 1906. It was confiscated during WWII by the city and wasn’t...
Legend Vegetarian Restaurant
This 100% vegetarian Buddhist-Chinese dining spot offers savory, imaginative dishes (vegetarian butterfish, sweet-and-sour vegetarian...
Chinatown Cultural Plaza information
Inside this utilitarian modern mall, covering almost an entire city block, traditional acupuncturists, tailors and calligraphers work alongside travel agencies and dim-sum halls. In the small open-air central courtyard, elderly Chinese light incense before a statue of Kuan Yin . Down by the riverside, a bronze statue of Chinese revolutionary Dr Sun Yat-sen stands guard while senior citizens practice tai chi after dawn and play checkers and mah-jongg all afternoon long.