lunar new year

Rep. Honda Fundraises to Celebrate the Lunar New Year

Honda is chairman emeritus of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Rep. Michael M. Honda, D-Calif., is hosting his annual Lunar New Year party on Thursday; the soiree traditionally serves as a fundraiser for his re-election campaign.  

The Lunar New Year marks the first day of the year in several East Asian cultures and is celebrated for the whole month of February.  The Lunar New Year began on Feb. 8.