Welcome to the Hawaii Japanese Center (HJC) website. We are a private, non-profit organization located at 751 Kanoelehua Avenue in Hilo, Hawaii. We are fueled by the belief that history and culture are important and need to preserved, for they can serve as resources for people of all ages and backgrounds to learn about the sacrifices and contributions that Japanese and other immigrants made to society, as well as help to inform and guide our future.