Okinawan Festival

The Hawaii Okinawa Center will remain closed until August 30, 2020 or until further notice. Click here to read the full memorandum.
Phone lines are open, please leave a message for the staff using the HOC telephone directory. Call us at 676-5400 or send an email to
All classes and activities will remain suspended
Office administration volunteers are welcomed but will be asked to take surface temperature upon entering and wear masks.
Please take care of your family and your health.
Thank you for your continued support, patience and understanding as we work to best protect our volunteers, patrons, staff, and greater community.
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Yuntaku Live!

Join us for our Yuntaku Live episode 17! A live broadcast talk story and music show, featuring a very special guest, Derek Fujio. Derek Fujio Sensei is an extremely talented musician, a music educator, an Okinawan koto sensei, and President of Sokyoku Koyo Kai Hawaii Chapter. We are extremely honored to have Derek Sensei on the show and share his story and music!

How to watch:

Show Date & Time: Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at 7 pm Hawaii Time


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2. Watch on Facebook: On Facebook, search "Hawaii United Okinawa Association". Look for the above banner.

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Yuntaku Live!

Yuntaku Live!
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