Tea Ceremony at the USS Arizona Memorial

Dr. Genshitsu Sen XV, Grand Tea Master of the Urasenke tradition, performed a tea ceremony on the USS Arizona Memorial yesterday. The event was initiated by former Hawaii first lady Jean Ariyoshi as a way to promote peace and global understanding. Attendees at the event included over 200 dignitaries from both Japan and the United States. For more information on this event see the Honolulu Star-Advertiser article accessible via this link.

Photo: Dr. Genshitsu Sen performing tea ceremony on the USS Arizona memorial.