Uchinanchu of the Year and 72nd Installation Celebration

January 30, 2022 | 5:00 pm

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About this event

On Sunday, January 30, the HUOA presented its 2022 officers and honored the 2021 Uchinanchu of the Year from each member club. Incoming president, David Ryo Jones has chosen “Chuishiijii: Reaching New Heights Together” as his theme.

Due to COVID-19 concerns, this Celebration was presented virtually. You can watch the show: https://youtu.be/G-CLGsmNB3U

To see pictures of the Uchinanchu of the Year: https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjzBadx

To see pictures of the Bento Pick Up, and the performances: https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjzBw2g

To take a look at the program booklet in low-resolution pdf format: CLICK HERE

A tradition since 1951, Hawaii United Okinawa Association is proud to hold its annual installation banquet to welcome in another year.

Additionally, HUOA honors its many volunteers with the Uchinanchu of the Year award. Honorees are selected by their member clubs in appreciation for their continuous commitment and dedication to perpetuate Okinawan culture and heritage.