Mahalo to the lion dancers and other performers from Wah Ngai Lion Dance Association who visited Kapolei Shopping Center on January 19 to summon joy and good fortune for the new year.
Kung Hei Fat Choi!
Fun Facts about the Year of the Rat:
Did you know that the Rat is the first of the 12 animal signs in the Chinese zodiac?
Those born in the year of the Rat (1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008 and 2020) are said to be very smart, outgoing and quick-witted individuals. They also are curious and have sharp observation skills. Their strong intuition, industriousness and problem-solving abilities allow them to easily adapt to new environments and succeed at almost everything they do.
Although they are thrifty with money, Rats can be generous with their loved ones; their popularity among others also means they are never without friends.
Famous “Rat Year” people include Charlotte Bronte, Truman Capote, Prince Charles, Sasha Baron Cohen, Eminem, Scarlett Johansson, Wolfgang Mozart, Plato, William Shakespeare, Leo Tolstoy and George Washington.