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Culture Corner

A hodge podge of all things Chinese

Li Hing Mui

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We've eaten this snack for years but what are its origins?

Chinese New Year

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In China it is known as "Spring Festival"

Ching Ming Festival

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Paying respect to one's ancestors

How to Bai San

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Instructions provided to preserve this tradition

Chinese Zodiac

How these animals influence your life and why the rat is first.

Hakka People

Are you Hakka or Punti?

Mid-Autumn/Moon Festival

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The legend behind one of China's most important holidays.

8 Immortals

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This group of people are legendary in China.  Find out why.

Water Chestnut Cake

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Here's a recipe on how to make this delicious gelatin...  made from water chestnuts...

Dr. Sun Yat-sen

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Sun Yat-sen, father of modern China, had many ties to Hawaii.  

Chinese Religion and Culture

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How the "Three Teachings" shaped Chinese culture.

Dragon Boat Festival

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Explanation of this ancient Chinese holiday.

Lunar calendar, Solar calendar and Chinese calendar

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Understanding the differences.

Hungry Ghost Festival

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What we do when the ghosts come to visit.

National Hero

Lin Zexu

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China's fight against opium drug use

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