WHO/WHAT: The Hawaii United Okinawa Association presents its Okinawan Summer Day Camp for children, ages 8-13. Developed in 1996, the program is designed to teach children about the Okinawan culture and heritage in a fun learning atmosphere. Campers are introduced to Okinawan history, dance, language, drumming, martial arts, crafts, flower arrangement, cooking and plantation games. Projects vary from camp to camp and are designed to provide a hands-on fun and educational experience for the participants.
WHEN/WHERE: O‘ahu: Hawaii Okinawa Center, June 9-13; Maui: Maui Okinawa Center, June 9-13; Big Island (Hilo): Honpa Hongwanji, Hilo Betsuin, June 7-12; Hawai‘i (Kohala): Hawi Jodo Mission, June 20-21; Hawai‘i (Kona): Konawaena High School, June 27-28; Kaua‘i: Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, June 16-18.