Japanese center to reopen with new exhibit

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Hawaii Japanese Center employees and volunteers pose for a photo Monday inside a new permanent exhibit. HJC will be next week after being closed for more than two years.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Various cultural items are on display inside a new permanent exhibit in the Hawaii Japanese Center in Hilo.

The Hawaii Japanese Center in Hilo will be opening its doors for regular visiting hours for the first time in more than two years and will be presenting its first permanent exhibit.