Okinawan Festival

Hawaii Okinawa Today - 2018

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). 

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2018 Television Schedule

Sat, Nov 3, 7pm &
Thu, Nov 8 & 15, 5pm
2017 Okinawan Festival (Show Eight).
Featuring Tamagusuku Ryu Senju Kai Frances Nakachi Ryubu Dojo, Okinawa Yui Buyo, and Azama Honryu Sumi No Kai Hawaii Shibu
Sat, Nov 17, 7pm & Thu, Nov 22, 5pm 2017 Okinawan Festival (Show Nine).
Featuring Ryukyu Sokyoku Hozon Kai Karina Sokyoku Kenkyusho, Nidaime Teishin Kai, and Brandon Ing. Also special Thanksgiving messages.
Sat, Dec 1, 9pm & Thu,Dec 6 & 13, 5pm HUOA 2018.
Reviewing the Highlights of the Hawaii United Okinawa Association in 2018.

NOTE: Due to a mixup, this episode will air in this timeslot.
Sat, Dec 15, 7pm & Thu, Dec 20 & 27, and Jan 3, 2019, 5pm 2017 Okinawan Festival (Show Ten).
Featuring favorite Okinawan singer sensation Rimi Natsukawa.

NOTE: Due to the mixup, this episode will be the second premiere for Dec.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this change.
We hope you will continue to watch our show.