March 18, 2022

Mayor Rick Blangiardi is visited by JTB Hawaiʻi, Inc. President, Ted Kubo and JTB Goodwill Foundation’s Executive Director, Tatsuo Watanabe.

April 6, 2022

Mayor Rick Blangiardi is visited by Consul General Emil Fernandez of the Philippine Consulate-General Office in Nuʻuanu (gift exchange: wooden bowl and paʻakai and A Splash of Aloha Book)

April 30, 2022

Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts attends the 30+ Annual Friends of Italy Society Gala celebrations – to deliver a message on behalf of Mayor Rick Blangiardi.

May 31, 2022

Mayor Rick Blangiardi extends a courtesy visit from Japan Coast Guard – Training Vessel Kojima – Mayor received gifts: Challenger Coin, Plaque, Cocktail glasses, Flag, and coast guard caps (gift exchange: Mayor’s Coins)

June 2, 2022

Mayor Rick Blangiardi attends the Queen’s Jubilee at ʻIolani Palace –presents a purple lei hulu in shadow box.

July 11, 2022

Mayor Rick Blangiardi visits the Consulate-General of Japan in Nuʻuanu – to sign the Book of Condolences for the former Prime Minister of Japan, the Honorable Shinzo Abe; delivers a formal message to the citizens of Japan

July 18, 2022

Mayor hosts a courtesy visit from Edogawa’s Culture Affairs Section Chief, Mr. Jun Takei (gift exchange – Big Island Candies chocolates)

July 22, 2022

Mayor Rick Blangiardi extends a visit from Tasmania (gift exchange)

August 8, 2022

The Nagasaki Peace Bell Ceremony was held at the State Capitol and ended at Frank F. Fasi Municipal Grounds.

August 26, 2022

The 18th Annual Korean Festival was successfully held on the Frank F. Fasi Municipal Grounds – an estimated 12,000 people attended the all-day event.