Welcome to JAO!

The Japanese American Optimist Club (JAO) was started in 1954 to assist the JA community and to help its children live successful and happy lives.

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JUL 06

JUN 20

Walk the Farm Event at Tanaka Farm! JAO volunteers at the Grilled Maui Onion tent...was a fun day! Thank you to all that came out to volunteer!!

JUN 19

*Save the Date* for JAO's Dinner at Taix with the 2015 Nisei Week Candidates....Wednesday, July 22 from 7-9pm. We hope to see you there!!

JUN 11

JUN 11

Japanese American Optimist Club - JAO

JUN 07

JAO Luau 2015

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JAO Memorial Grove 2015