The 13 Cherry Blossom Festival contestants were introduced at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i’s ‘Ohana Festival on Jan. 11. For more information, visit The following is a list of upcoming festival events.

Jan. 17 (Sat.): Public appearance at Kahala Mall at 1 p.m.
Feb. 7 (Sat.): Public appearance at Pearlridge Center (Downtown) at noon
Feb. 14 (Sat.): Public appearance at Windward Mall at noon
Feb. 22 (Sun.): Public appearance at Ala Moana Center at 3 p.m.
Feb. 27 (Fri.): Golf tournament at Hawaii Prince Golf Club. Registration at 10 a.m., shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. Packages start at $550.
Feb. 28 (Sat.): Contestant reception at Rumours Nightclub, 5 p.m. $20 presale, $25 at the door.
March 22 (Sun.): Festival Ball, 5 p.m. at Sheraton Waikiki. Tickets are $95.

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