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Graceful dancers (from left) Nicole Ansai, Alyssa Fujihara, Sarah Kamida and Chelsea Okamoto enjoy the music and lights July 5 at Kaneohe Higashi Hongwanji's 60th annual bon dance. Established in 1924, the temple hosts its obon festival to welcome home deceased spirits 'in celebration, not sadness,' helped along by good food and the visiting Cherry Blossom court. Photo by Anthony Consillio, aconsillio@midweek.com.