August 18, 2017

August 18, 2017

Rimi Natsukawa of her concert last year in Hawai‘i: “At that time, the feeling of Hawai‘i was so welcoming, I strongly felt that I would like to come back again. Then came an opportunity to sing at the Okinawan Festival!” (Photo by Jon Itomura)

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Rimi Natsukawa (bottom right) at an after-concert party with 2016 HUOA officers Tom Yamamoto (top left) and Lynn Miyahira Krupa (top right), Kazufumi...
Photo of Colin Sewake

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DIALOGUE BY Karleen Chinen
Group photo of Governor Hidehiko Yuzaki and participants in the Hiroshima International Youth Exchange Program

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The East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjinkai celebrated its 50th anniversary with a dinner attended by special guests from Hiroshima. Standing, from left: Hiroshima Prefecture...
The 65th Cherry Blossom Festival court modeled various obi tying techniques done by students of the University Laboratory School kimono program, under the direction of Jean Sakihara-Sensei.

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Members of the Japanese Women’s Society Foundation and their guests gathered at Waialae Country Club on July 23 for the organization’s annual general membership...
The Hawaii Herald Logo

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A photo exhibit chronicling the history of Japanese immigrants and their descendants in Hawai‘i recently opened at the Japanese Overseas Migration Museum in Yokohama,...
Photo of chef, Eric Oto over a flaming wok

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Eric Oto has been appointed chef de cuisine of Hoku’s at The Kahala Hotel & Resort. Oto is now responsible for overseeing the culinary...
Image of 2017 Okinawan Festival flyer

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Okinawan Festival Returning to Kapi‘olani Park Labor Day Weekend After cancelling last year’s Okinawan Festival just days before the signature summer event was set to...
Hawaii Okinawa Creative Arts will perform at 9:50 am on Sunday (Photo courtesy HOCA)

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 2, 2017  (SUBJECT TO CHANGE) 9 a.m. RYUKYU SOKYOKU KOYO KAI HAWAII SHIBU Jane Kaneshiro and Bonnie Miyashiro, Co-chairs Jane Kaneshiro Sozan Kai Bonnie Miyashiro Soho...
Photo of Lion Dance at the Okinawan Festival

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The Okinawan Festival’s Cultural Tent is a great place to spend several hours of your time at the festival expanding your knowledge of Okinawan...
Photo of Okinawan Fesitval favorite, Andagi

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There’ll be no shortage of delicious food at the Okinawan Festival, including many dishes that are served in Okinawan home kitchens. Spend a day...

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