2014 Okinawan Festival

Saturday's Program | Sunday's Program Cultural Tent | Festival Favorites 9 a.m. KILAUEA OKINAWA DANCE CLUB Toshiko Neumann, Leader 9:15 a.m. NUUANU OKINAWA SHORIN-RYU / SHINDEN-RYU KARATE ASSOCIATION Mitchel Shimamura, Sensei 9:40 a.m. HAWAII OKINAWA CREATIVE ARTS Jon Itomura, President, and Eric Nitta, Vice President 10:10 a.m. HUOA...

Okinawan Festival Favorites

ALL-TIME FAVORITES! Pig’s Feet Soup: It’s called ashitibichi in Uchinaaguchi (Okinawan language). Pieces of pig’s feet are cooked in a soup stock and garnished with konbu (seaweed), daikon (turnip), togan (squash) and mustard cabbage and...

Plastic Mania…Kids Play…Cash To Burn

By Louis Wai Plastic to da max. For a country that has so few natural resources and is so conscious about recycling, I find Japan’s overuse of plastic packaging somewhat ironic. Then again, maybe it...

Cultural Tent – “Shīsā”

The Hui O Laulima women’s group is once again organizing the festival’s Cultural Tent, with Tina Kaneshiro and Laura Ajimine serving as co-chairs. The group selected “Shīsā” as the theme for this year’s Cultural...

Shushin

Fuufu demo Tomodachi demo Aite no ketten wo Kuchi ni suru you ni nattara Naka wa kowareru Even for husband and wife, or good friends, If you voice their faults, the relationship will be broken.
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KIKU — Channel 9

Special AND NEW Programs “Ninja Sarurobi III,” premieres Friday, Sept. 5, at 8 p.m.; repeats on Saturday at 7 p.m. In the 1650’s, a young man decides his own fate as he struggles to find his...

2014 Okinawan Festival

Saturday's Program | Sunday's Program Cultural Tent | Festival Favorites 9 a.m. RYUKYU SOKYOKU KOYO KAI HAWAII SHIBU (Jane Kaneshiro and Bonnie Miyashiro, Co-chairs) Featured Okinawan koto schools: • Jane Kaneshiro Sozan Kai • Bonnie Miyashiro Soho Kai • Toma Toyoko Sokyoku...

Japan’s Defense

Joseph S. Nye Jr | In recent weeks, the Diet has been debating whether to support legislation that will allow Japan to exercise the right of collective self-defense.

“Tukeeya Hizamitin – Transcending Hearts”

WHO/WHAT: Tamagusuku Ryu Senjukai Frances Nakachi Ryubu Dojo presents this special performance, “Tukeeya Hizamitin - Transcending Hearts,” featuring students from Tamagusuku Senju Kai Okinawa and Hawai‘i who have received certificates in Okinawa for various...

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