Okinawan Festival

Hawaii Okinawa Today - 2018

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2018 Television Schedule

Sat, Sep 1, 7pm &
Thu, Sep 6 & 13, 5pm
2017 Okinawan Festival (Show Four).
Featuring Radio Okinawa’s 2017 Miuta Taisho Winner - Airi Ishimine, and Brandon Ing and Friends.
Sat, Sep 15, 7pm & Thu, Sep 20 & 27, Oct 4, 5pm 2017 Okinawan Festival (Show Five).
Featuring Ryukyu Koten Afuso Ryu Ongaku Kenkyuu Choichi Kai Hawaii. Also in this episode is a special showing of the Memorial Video for the Celebration of Jane Serikaku’s Life.
Sat, Oct 6, 7pm & Thu, Oct 11 & 18, 5pm  2017 Okinawan Festival (Show Six).
Featuring Shorin-Ryu Hawaii Seibukan, Kilauea Okinawa Dance Group, and Nuuanu Shorin-Ryu/Shinden-Ryu Karate Association.
Sat, Oct 20, 7pm & Thu, Oct 25 & Nov 1, 5pm 2017 Okinawan Festival (Show Seven).
Featuring Hawaii Okinawa Creative Arts, Hui Okinawa Kobudo Taiko, HUOA Ichi Go Ichi E Class, and Chinagu Eisa Hawaii.