Okinawan Festival

Hawaii Okinawa Today - 2015

NEW SCHEDULE NOTICE:  In 2015 our shows will premiere on Saturdays at 7 pm and repeat the following Thursday at 5 pm every week on Olelo Community Media channel NATV 53 (Oceanic Cable). 


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2015 Television Schedule

Thu, Jan 1, 5pm Omoide #6
Flashback of memorable performances. (Repeat of Dec 25 show)
Sat, Jan 3, 7pm &
Thu, Jan 8, 5pm
Legacy Award 2014 - Part One
The award luncheon was held at the Sheraton Waikiki Ballrooms on July 13, 2014. Five individuals were honored for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the community. This first of two shows features the opening call to celebration by Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko Hawaii and Hawaii Okinawa Creative Arts, and the presentation of honorees Jane Kaneshiro and Herbert Shimabukuro.
Sat, Jan 10, 7pm &
Thu, Jan 15, 5pm
Legacy Award 2014 - Part Two
The award luncheon was held at the Sheraton Waikiki Ballrooms on July 13, 2014. Five individuals were honored for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the community. This second of two shows features the presentation of honorees Kenneth Kamiya, Mamoru Kaneshiro, and Takejiro Higa.
Sat, Jan 17, 7pm &
Thu, Jan 22, 5pm
Show One of the 32nd Okinawan Festival
Held at Kapiolani Park on August 30 and 31, 2014. This episode features Ryukyu Sokyoku Koyo Kai Hawaii Shibu, Nomura Ryu Ongaku Kyo Kai Hawaii Shibu and Hawaii Taiko Kai.
Sat, Jan 24, 7pm &
Thu, Jan 29, 5pm
Show Four of "Kansha no Kariyushi", Kariyushi XVII
Held at the Hawaii Okinawa Center on July 4, 2013. Performing were the Paranku Clubs of Hawaii, Kilauea Okinawa Dance Club, Ryusei Honryu Ryuko Kai, Kaneshiro Dance Studio, Travis Nitta, Maia Mayeshiro, the Kenton Odo Family, Red and White singers, George Bartels, Jr and Myrtle Yoshioka, special performance by the karaoke instructors, and finale by Cyrus Tamashiro.
Sat, Jan 31, 7pm &
Thu, Feb 5, 5pm
Show Two of the 32nd Okinawan Festival
Held at Kapiolani Park on August 30 and 31, 2014. This episode features Opening Procession, Formal Opening Ceremonies and Hooge Ryu Hana Nuuzi No Kai Nakasone Dance Academy.
Sat, Feb 7, 7pm &
Thu, Feb 12, 5pm
Show Four of "Tii Atu"
Reminiscing The Past While Looking Toward The Future, A Tribute to Kiyoshi Kinjo and Shoei Moriyama. A presentation by Nidaime Teishin Kai Hawaii Shibu at the Leeward Community College Theatre on October 5, 2013. The recital included special guests, singers and dancers, from Okinawa and Japan, Nidaime Teishin Kai Hawaii Shibu and other local Okinawan performing groups.
Sat, Feb 14, 7pm &
Thu, Feb 19, 5pm
Show Three of the 32nd Okinawan Festival
Held at Kapiolani Park on August 30 and 31, 2014. This episode features Afuso Ryu Choichi Kai Hawaii, Afuso Ryu Kaji No Kai Hawaii and Ryusei Honryu Ryuko Kai.
Sat, Feb 21, 7pm &
Thu, Feb 26, 5pm
Hatoma Family in Hawaii - Show Two
A benefit recital held at the Hawaii Okinawa Center on May 13, 2013. The Hatoma family is a lively and charming family of musicians from Ishigaki Island in Yaeyama.
Sat, Feb 28, 7pm &
Thu, Mar 5, 5pm
Show Four of the 32nd Okinawan Festival
Held at Kapiolani Park on August 30 and 31, 2014. This episode features Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko Hawaii and Jimpu Kai USA, Kin Ryosho Ryukyu Geino Kenkyusho.
   

























 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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