Okinawan Festival

Hawaii Okinawa Today - 2020

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). 

You can also view our shows on the Internet, live streaming at

Our latest HOT shows are available on OleloNet On Demand.


Want a copy of a show? DVDs now available!


All our shows are submitted in high definition format.  'Olelo currently offers HD programming on Hawaiian Telcom channels 1049 and 1053.


2020 Television Schedule

Sat, May 30, 7pm & Thu, May 7 and 14, 5pm Legacy Award Luncheon (Show 2) Held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballrooms on Nov 2, 2019. Award honorees were Zenki Nakazato, Akira Makiya, Choko Takayama, Asami Ginoza, Arthur “Art” and Lorraine Kaneshiro, George Tamashiro and Roy Yamaguchi.
Sat, May 16, 7pm & Thurs, May 21 and 28, 5pm Geijutsu Performance and potluck dinner. Held at the Hawaii Okinawa Center on Feb 4, 2019, featuring performances by Okinawa Geijutsu Cultural Exchange and Training Programs.
Sat, June 6, 7pm; Thu, June 11 and 18, 5pm 2019 Okinawan Festival (Show 4) held at the Hawaii Convention Center on Labor Day weekend (Aug 31 & Sept 1). This episode features (1) Hooge Ryu Hana Nuuzi No Kai Nakasone Dance Academy and (2) Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko.
Sat, June 20, 7pm & Thu,  June 25 and July 2, 5pm Mirukuyu Nu Kaji - On the Wings of Peace and Aloha (Show 1). Fusako Shida benefit concert for the Hawaii Okinawa Plaza held at the Hawaii Okinawa Center on Oct 27, 2018.

Special Programming: Yuntaku Live!

Episode 1,
Kenton Odo

Saturday, 5/30, 6:00PM

Thursday, 6/4, 10:00PM

Saturday, 6/6, 12:30PM

Friday, 6/12, 8:00AM

Episode 2,
Brandon Ing

Saturday, 5/30, 7:30PM

Friday, 6/5, 10:00PM

Saturday, 6/6, 2:00PM

Friday, 6/12, 9:30AM