Queen Contestants – 68th Cherry Blossom Festival (page 3 of 3)

[caption id="attachment_20382" align="alignnone" width="240"] Jaylin Petersen[/caption] JAYLIN KAIKO TERRY PETERSEN High School: Roosevelt High School College/Degree: University of Hawai‘i at Mänoa, Bachelor of Arts in Human Development and Family Studies, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science; John Hopkins University Occupation: Special education teacher Hobbies: Dancing (ballet, contemporary and hip hop), reading, outdoor activities and spending....
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JCCH FIRST MULTI-DAY VIRTUAL ‘OHANA FESTIVAL This year, The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i presented its first multi-day virtual New Year’s Ohana Festival which was hosted by Nolan Hong. It was held from Friday, Jan....
67th Cherry Blossom Festival Queen Contestants: Jaimee Sambrano (top left), Ariel Lee (bottom left), Reeann Minatoya (top right), and Kalei Kagawa (bottom right)

67th Cherry Blossom Festival – Queen Contestants (part II)

ARIEL KWAI YING KIYOMI LEE Parents: David and Gail Lee High School: Lutheran High School of Hawaii College/Degree: Hawaii Pacific University, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Occupation: Behavioral Health Outpatient Program Coordinator and Therapist What or who drives you to keep moving forward? “My mom has....
67th Cherry Blossom Festival Queen Contestants: Kayla Ueshiro (left), Lauren Sugai (center), Katrina Shimomura (right)

67th Cherry Blossom Festival – Queen Contestants (part III)

KATRINA EIKO SHIMOMURA Parents: Karen and Arnold Shimomura High School: Mililani High School College/Degree: University of Hawai’i at Mänoa, Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering candidate Occupation: Student and Part-time Security What or who drives you to keep moving forward? “What inspires me to keep moving forward is my family. They’ve shown me strength from....
65th Cherry Blossom Festival queen Heather Omori holds up a winning ballot as Hawaii Hochi president Taro Yoshida looks on.

Community – “Guess The Cherry Blossom Festival Queen” Contest Winners

On March 31, Cherry Blossom Festival Queen Heather Omori drew the winners of the 34th “Guess the Cherry Blossom Festival Queen” contest, sponsored by The Hawai‘i Herald and Hawaii Hochi. With a perfect ballot, Betty H. Higa of Käne‘ohe was the first prize winner of a round-trip for two to wherever Island Air flies in....

Queen Contestants – 69th Cherry Blossom Festival

SHELLY TERUKO IMAMURA High School: Castle High School College/Degree: University of Hawai‘i at Mänoa, Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management Occupation: Human resources specialist Hobbies: Traveling, hiking and eating food How do you incorporate kibou (hope) into...

70th Cherry Blossom Queen – NISHIJIMA: A QUEEN WITH A VISION

Bringing Chōwa to Our Community Jodie Chiemi Ching Before she was crowned the Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamer of Commerce's 70th Cherry Blossom Festival Queen on Saturday, March 19 at the Sheraton Waikiki, Shari Michiko Nishijima —...
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69th Cherry Blossom Festival: IN A TOUGH YEAR, HOPE (KIBOU) FOR NIKKEI WOMEN

Ida Yoshinaga Participants Enjoy a Socially Distanced 69th Cherry Blossom Festival On Saturday, Apr. 3, the 69th and arguably most unusual iteration of Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce’s Cherry Blossom Festival Ball was held at...
Photo of Hawaii Hochi President, Hawaii Hochi, and Cherry Blossom Festival Queen, Melanie Carrie, drawing the contest winners for 'Guess the Cherry Blossom Festival Queen.'

Community Focus – Winners of the “Guess the Cherry Blossom Festival Queen”

Cherry Blossom Festival Queen Melanie Carrié visited the Hawaii Hochi offices on March 28 and drew the winning ballots for the 35th “Guess the Cherry Blossom Festival Queen” contest, assisted by Hawaii Hochi, Ltd. president Taro Yoshida (pictured above).
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71st Cherry Blossom Queen – QUEEN CONTESTANTS

Photos by Silver Sponsor, Jonathan Bello, owner of Expressions First Name: Sydney Middle Name: Chisako Last Name: Gonzales シドニー 千咲子 ゴンザレスハ High School: American Renaissance Academy College/ Degree: Chaminade University of Honolulu, Bachelor of Arts in English  Occupation: Administrative Assistant Hobbies: Reading,...

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