Okinawan Festival

Hawaii Okinawa Today - 2019

New episodes premiere on the first and third Saturdays of the month at 7 pm and repeat the following Thursdays at 5 pm, except that no episode airs on the fifth Thursday of a month, on Olelo Community Media channel NATV 53 (Oceanic Cable/Spectrum). 


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2019 Television Schedule

Sat, August 17, 7pm & Thu,  August 22 & Sept 5, 5pm 2018 Okinawan Festival (Show Four), held in September at the Hawaii Convention Center in Waikiki. Featured in this episode are two performing groups - Hooge Ryu Hana Nuuzi No Kai and Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko.[Note: No HOT show on the fifth Thurs of the month, August 29.]
Sat, Sept 7, 7pm & Thu,  Sept 12 & 19, 5pm 2018 Okinawan Festival (Show Five), held at the Hawaii Convention Center, on Labor Day weekend (Sept 1 & 2). This episode features three groups – (1) Jimpu Kai U.S.A. Kin Ryosho Ryukyu Geino Kenkyusho Hawaii Shibu (Okinawan dance), (2) from Okinawa, Utakata Minyo Caravan Concert – Inagu (Women) with Kazufumi Miyazawa and Daiichi Hirata, and (3) Eguchi-ku Seinen Kai Eisa (Chatan), drumming from Okinawa.
Sat, Sept 21, 7pm & Thu,  Sept 26 & Oct 3, 5pm 2018 Okinawan Festival (Show Six), held at the Hawaii Convention Center, on Labor Day weekend (Sept 1 & 2). This episode features – (1) Hawaii Okinawa Creative Arts with their shishimai, (2) Okinawan karate presented by Shorin-ryu Hawaii Seibukan, and (3) sanshin mastery of the sensei and students of Ryukyu Koten Afuso Ryu Ongaku Kenkyuu Choichi Kai Hawaii.
Sat, Oct 5, 7pm & Thu,  Oct 10 & 17, 5pm 2018 Okinawan Festival (Show Seven), held at the Hawaii Convention Center on Labor Day weekend (Sept 1 & 2). This episode features -- (1) Okinawan dancing of the Kilauea Okinawa Dance Group, (2) karate kata of students from the Nuuanu Shorin-ryu/Shinden-ryu Karate Association, (3) Okinawan guitar playing of the HUOA Ichi Go Ichi E Class, and (4) drumming of Hui Okinawa Kobudo Taiko.
Sat, Oct 19, 7pm & Thu,  Oct 24, 5pm 2018 Okinawan Festival (Show Eight), held at the Hawaii Convention Center on Labor Day weekend (Sept 1 & 2). This episode features (1) the singing of Airi Ishimine, Radio Okinawa’s 2017 Miuta Taisho winner, (2) the dancing of Azama Honryu Akemi no Kai Hawaii Shibu, and (3) the drumming of Chinagu Eisa Hawaii. [Note: Not aired on the fifth Thursday in October.]

























 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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