Okinawan Festival

HUI O LAULIMA
HUOA MEMBER CLUB

Year Started 1968
Organizers The organization was founded at the suggestion of the late Mr. Tommy Toma who served as president of the United Okinawan Association during the fiscal year 1968-1969.  He felt the need for a women’s organization that could assist in taking care of visiting officials from Okinawa and their families. 
 
Original Officers Tsuruko Ohye, President, June Arakawa, 1st Vice President, Jane Sakima, 2nd Vice President, Irene Kanetake, Recording Secretary, Jackie Goya, Corresponding Secretary; Rose Teruya, Treasurer, Caroline Kamisato, Assistant Treasurer, Masae Chinen, Chiyoko Ige, Chiyeko Takushi, Lorraine Toma and Katherine Yonamine, Board of Directors
 
Past President 1968-71 Tsuruko Ohye
1971-73 June Arakawa
1973-75 Jane Sakima
1975-77 Irene Kanetake
1977-79 Ella Teruya
1979-81Fumiko Yoshimoto
1981-83 Betsy Miyahira
1983-84 Hiroko Higashionna
1984-85 Alice Njus
1985-86 Judy Arakaki
1986-87 Betty Higa
1987-88 Grace Zukeran
1988-89 Yuriko Inamine
1989-90 Betty Higa
1990-92 Myrtle Kaneshiro
1992-94 Gerri Maeda
1994-95 Hiroko Higashionna
1995-96 Jean Agena
1996-97 Thelma Arakawa
1997-99 Barbara Kuba
1999-00 Yvonne Kearns
2000 Thelma Lam
2001 Elsie Kawakone
2002 Thelma Arakawa
2003-04 Karen Kuba-Hori
2005-06 Valerie Teruya
2007 Ellen Higa
2008 Jean Yamasato
2009 Wendy Yoshimoto
2010 Tina Kaneshiro
2011 Janyce Miyashiro
Contact Email Address: huiolaulima@gmail.com
Phone Number: (808) 941-0586
Newsletters 2011
March - Honolulu Festival Parade
May - Eisa Festival at Kapiolani Community College
May - Community Service Project at Leahi Hospital
June - HUOA Okinawan Children's Day Camp
July 2011 - Recent lecture by Siegfried Ramler: Nuremberg and Beyond
July 2011 - Okinawan Festvial

2007

July 2007

 

 

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