2014 Okinawan Festival Program (Honolulu) Aug. 30-31

(See photos from the 2014 festival.)

Source: Okinawan Festival Program, sponsored by the Hawaii United Okinawa Association. Accessed 8/17/14. This schedule is subject to change. Visit the festival’s official website.

Saturday, 8/30/14

9:00am – RYUKYU SOKYOKU KOYO KAI HAWAII SHIBU

  • Jane Kaneshiro & Bonnie Miyashiro, Co-chairs
  • Jane Kaneshiro Sozan Kai
  • Bonnie Miyashiro Soho Kai
  • Toma Toyoko Sokyoku Kai
  • Kaya Hatsuko Sokyoku Kai
  • Yamashiro Yoneko Sokyoku Kenkyu Kai
  • Yasuko Arakawa Aki no Kai
  • Sunny Tominaga Sokyoku Sanyuukai
  • Chieko Miyasato Sokyoku Kai

9:30am – NOMURA RYU ONGAKU KYO KAI HAWAII SHIBU
Seiichi Yagi, Chapter President

10:00am – HAWAII TAIKO KAI
Terry Higa, Instructor

10:25am – OPENING PROCESSION
HUOA Banners, Shishimai, Chondara, Paranku Clubs of Hawaii

10:50am – FORMAL OPENING CEREMONIES
(Scavenger Hunt Finals)

11:30am – HOOGE RYU HANA NUUZI NO KAI NAKASONE DANCE ACADEMY
Lynne Yoshiko Nakasone, Grand Master and Director

Noon – AFUSO RYU CHOICHI KAI HAWAII
Grant Murata, Chapter President
AFUSO RYU KAJI NO KAI HAWAII
Kenton Odo & June Nakama , Shihan

12:50pm – RYUSEI HONRYU RYŪKŌKAI
Mitsuko Toguchi Nakasone, Kaishu

1:20pm – RYUKYUKOKU MATSURI DAIKO HAWAII
Akemi Martin, Regional Director

2:00pm – JIMPU KAI USA, KIN RYOSHO RYUKYU GEINO KENKYUSO
Cheryl Yoshie Nakasone, Artistic Director

2:30pm – SHORIN RYU HAWAII SEIBUKAN
Masakazu Teruya, Kancho

3:00pm – RADIO OKINAWA’S 2014 MIUTA TAISHO WINNER — NANKURU SANSHIN

3:40pm – OKINAWA’S BANJO AI accompanied by JIM ROCK

4:20pm – OKINAWA MINYO KYOKAI HAWAII / URIZUN MINYO GROUP
Derek Ichiro Shiroma Sensei

4:50pm – KACHASHI
“Kachashi Lesson by Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko” (YouTube 4/26/11)

5:00pm – PAU

OKINAWAN FESTIVAL BON DANCE
[Bon dance lessons on video.]
5:30pm – Opening/Welcome – Emcee Jon Itomura
5:45pm – Young Okinawans of Hawaii, David Jones, President
6:45pm – Aiea Taiheiji Yagura Gumi, Todd Imamura, President
7:20pm – Hawaii Shin Kobukai, Betty Dela Cuesta, Head Instructor
7:55pm – Iwakuni Odori Aiko Kai, Marion Kanemori, Vice-President & Dance Committee Chair
8:30pm – Hawaii Eisa Shinyuu Kai, Melissa Uyenten, President
9:20pm – KACHASHI

Sunday, 8/31/14

9:00am – KILAUEA OKINAWA DANCE CLUB
Toshiko Neumann, Leader

9:15am – NUUANU OKINAWA SHORIN-RYU / SHINDEN-RYU KARATE ASSOCIATION
Mitchel Shimamura Sensei

9:40am – HAWAII OKINAWA CREATIVE ARTS
Jon Itomura, President, and Eric Nitta, Vice-President

10:10am – HUOA ICHIGO ICHI E CLASS
Derek Asato, Instructor

10:30pm – HUI OKINAWA KOBUDO TAIKO
Troy Sakihara, Leader
(Scavenger Hunt Finals)

11:00am – SHINSATO SHOSEI KAI
Katsumi Shinsato Sensei

11:30am – KIKUE KANESHIRO RYUBU KENKYU KAI
Alfred Yama Kina, Contact

Noon – TAMAGUSUKU RYU SENJU KAI — FRANCES NAKACHI RYUBU DOJO
Frances Nakachi Kuba, Artistic Director

12:40pm – YARA NO AYAGU• YARA NO EISAA OF KADENA TOWN, OKINAWA

1:20pm – NIDAIME TEISHIN KAI HAWAII SHIBU & HUOA SANSHIN CLASS
Allison Yanagi, Shibucho & Wallace Onuma, President

2:00pm – RYUKYU SOKYOKU HOZON KAI–SARINA SOKYOKU KENKYUSHO
Sarina Udd Sensei

2:30pm – CHU HISA, a production of Kenpi Ryugakusei Alumni

3:10pm – OKINAWA’S BANJO AI accompanied by JIM ROCK

3:50pm – CHINAGU EISA HAWAII
Lisa Tamashiro, President

4:20pm – KACHASHI 101 (Let’s all learn to do the Kachashi)

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Culture, Dance, Exhibit, Fair, Festival, Food, History, International, Karate, Music, Travel. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s