Preserving and perpetuating the Japanese culture on Maui since 1969.

More information on the 2016 JCSM Scholarship will be posted here soon.  Please check back here periodically for more info.


The JCSM celebrated its annual Oshogatsu event on Monday, December 28, 2015 at the Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. A fun time was had by all who attended!  We had traditional mochi pounding, homemade ozoni soup, New Year card making and more!  JCSM wishes everyone a Happy New Year and a wonderfully prosperous Year of the Monkey 2016!    


Japanese Cultural Society of Maui

Nihon Bunka Award to be Announced

The Nihon Bunka award recognizes individuals for their excellence and contributions to the Japanese arts and culture, and for their unselfish willingness to share their talents with the community.  


Temaki Party

JCSM will be holding a potluck Temaki Party on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 6:00p.  If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Lynn at

Shinnen Enkai

​The Japanese Cultural Society of Maui (JCS Maui) will welcome the Year of the Monkey at its annual Shinnen Enkai (New Year) dinner on Saturday, January 30, at the Elleair Rainbow Room at the Maui Beach Hotel. The Shinnen Enkai will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the traditional otoso (sake welcome) with no-host cocktail hour to follow. Dinner is scheduled for 6 p.m.​ more...