Back home, the Asian influence is very strong
(be sure your house is clean, all trash has been taken out of the house and pop a boat load for fireworks to ward off the mischievous spirits !!)
Gotta have noodles for long life, first and foremost.
We do fish (preferably raw) some sort of rice dish, today is Maki Sushi, and then the other dishes that we would have back in Hawaii are too difficult to get here in the middle of the desert!
Chinese New Year, I search out a lion dance so that I can give money for a prosperous and lucky year. This year I may have to trek up to the big city for that...