Okinawan Festival

Hawaii Okinawa Today - 2014

SPECIAL NOTICE:  Starting in September 2014, our television shows will be aired weekly on Thursdays at 5 pm on Olelo Community Media channel NATV 53 (Oceanic Cable). 

You can also view our shows on Olelonet for simultaneous web streaming.

Latest HOT shows available on OleloNet On Demand.

 

Want a copy of a show? DVDs now available!

2014 Television Schedule

Thu, Sep 18, 5pm Show Nine of the 31st Okinawan Festival
Held at Kapiolani Park on August 31 and September 1, 2013. This show features Majikina Honryu Buyo Dojo, and Johnny Ginowan and "Wale Wale" from Okinawa.[Note:  Nidaime Teishin Kai Hawaii Shibu & the HUOA Sanshin Class will be presented in Show Ten of the 31st Okinawan Festival on Oct 2.]
Thu, Sep 25, 5pm Show One of "Magukuru"
A Concert to Honor Sensei Katsumi Shinsato" held at the Hawaii Convention Center on May 26, 2013.  Features students of Shinsato Shosei Kai, Eric Wada, and guest performers from Okinawa:  Tomoko Uehara, Atsuko Tamagusuku and Rinken Teruya of Rinken Band.
Thu, Oct 2, 5pm Show Ten of the 31st Okinawan Festival
Held at Kapiolani Park on August 31 and September 1, 2013. This show features Nidaime Teishin Kai Hawaii Shibu & the HUOA Sanshin Class, Ryukyu Sokyoku Hozon Kai-Sarina Sokyoku Kenkyusho, Namihira (Hanja) Bo from Yomitan Village, Okinawa, Senbaru Eisa from Kadena Town, Okinawa and the closing Kachashi.
Thu, Oct 9, 5pm Show Two of "Magukuru"
A Concert to Honor Sensei Katsumi Shinsato" held at the Hawaii Convention Center on May 26, 2013.  Features students of Shinsato Shosei Kai, Eric Wada, and guest performers from Okinawa:  Tomoko Uehara, Atsuko Tamagusuku and Rinken Teruya of Rinken Band.
Thu, Oct 16, 5pm Show One of "Kansha no Kariyushi"
Kariyushi XVII held at the Hawaii Okinawa Center on July 4, 2013.  Features Paranku Clubs of Hawaii, Kilauea Okinawa Dance Club, Ryusei Honryu Ryuko Kai, Kaneshiro Ryubu Kenkyukai, Travis Nitta, Maia Mayeshiro, the Kenton Odo Family, Red and White Karaoke contestants, George Bartels, Jr. and Myrtle Yoshioka, karaoke instructors, and Cyrus Tamashiro.
Thu, Oct 23, 5pm Show One of Okinawan Musical Theatre & Comedy
Performed by an all-female theatre company named “Unai” on October 27, 2013 at the Hawaii Okinawa Center.  This production benefited the construction of the Hawaii Okinawa Plaza. English subtitles.
Thu, Oct 30, 5pm Show Two of "Kansha no Kariyushi"
Kariyushi XVII held at the Hawaii Okinawa Center on July 4, 2013.  Features Paranku Clubs of Hawaii, Kilauea Okinawa Dance Club, Ryusei Honryu Ryuko Kai, Kaneshiro Ryubu Kenkyukai, Travis Nitta, Maia Mayeshiro, the Kenton Odo Family, Red and White Karaoke contestants, George Bartels, Jr. and Myrtle Yoshioka, karaoke instructors, and Cyrus Tamashiro.















 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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