Adopt-a-Mom is held around Mother’s Day at Hale Pulama Mau Auditorium on the 3rd Sunday of May. JWSF members bring Japanese foods to the event to share with the residents, that do not get to typically eat at the home. JWSF members also have the opportunity to build bonding friendships with the resident that they interview at the event.


Shinnenkai is the Japanese Women's Society Foundations Celebration of the New Year. This luncheon/gathering at Natsunoya Tea House includes fukubukuro, "lucky me" drawings, and live entertainment.

General Membership Luncheon Meeting

The General Membership Luncheon Meeting is the foundations annual business meeting. At this fun luncheon/meeting, there is always a lucky draw, bake sale, entertainment, and a fabulous guest speaker.

Friendship Tea

The Friendship Tea program has existed for over 22 years. JWSF members gather at the Hale Pulama Mau each first Sunday of the month to entertain care home residents. Members bring tea time refreshments and plan entertainment, crafts or games for the elderly.

Christmas Friendship Tea

Similar to the monthly Friendship Tea, the Christmas Friendship Tea celebrates the season with Christmas themed entertainment, decor, and more.

Fashion Show Fundraiser

The Fashion Show Fundraiser is a bi-annual event hosted by the Japanese Women's Society Foundation, which showcases different designers from around the world.