Okinawan Festival

Children's Okinawan Cultural Day Camp 2021



“Warabi Ashibi” - Children at Play

Last year, we were unable to conduct our Okinawan Children Day Camp program, however, this year day camps on all islands hope to bring it back – in a Covid safety way. Camps will either modify its program to comply with in-person safety guidelines or will conduct an online ZOOM program. Programs participating in-person will involve less children and staff, with a modified program. We hope you will be able to join us again.

Our “virtual program – WarabiZOOM” will have an activity box (“Box”) prepared for all registered campers. The Box will include most supplies needed to accomplish all activities, a camp t-shirt, and a children’s day camp book. On-line zoom gatherings will take place in late June or early July, over a 3 day period – for approximately three hours each. The cost for registration will include the activity box and live on-line classes. The activities planned are designed for children 8 to 13 years old.

Boxes will be available for pick-up at all participating camps (locations tba) – Camp Directors will be in contact with all campers, to arrange for pick-up. Direct delivery to camper’s home is available but will incur an additional cost for each Box to cover shipping costs and HUOA will not be responsible for late deliveries.

Cost for registration has not been determined for our virtual program. Interested families are asked to contact the participating camps to pre-register. The form below will assist us in planning and contacting you when final registration information is available. Please note that PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for the virtual program.

For additional and updated information, please call the HUOA office at 676-5400 ext. 123 or email at


Listing of Camps and General Information:

Location: Hawaii Okinawa Center
Date of Camp: June 8th – 11th
Hours: Tuesday – Thursday: 8:30am to 2:30pm
Friday only: 8:30am – noon.
Coordinating Club: Hui O Laulima
Directors: Jocelyn Ige, Karen Kuba Hori
Registration: $100 per child (discount for multi-child households)
Number of Kids: 40
Ages: 8 years to 13 years of age
Contact: Caro Higa, (808) 676-5400 ext. 123 or email

Registration is closed

Location: Maui Okinawa Culture Center
Date of Camp: June 2nd - 4th
Hours: 9:00am - 3:00 pm
Coordinating Club: Maui Okinawa Kenjin Kai
Directors: Elaine Fujita,
Christine Hondo,
Janet Miyahira,
Number of kids: 15
Ages: 3rd grade to 8th grade
Contact: Maui Okinawa Kenjin Kai,
Phone: (808) 242-1560
Address: MOKK, P.O. Box 1884, Wailuku 96793

Hawaii – Hilo
Location: Virtual only
Coordinating Club: Hui Okinawa
Director/Contact: Dwayne Miyashiro

Hawaii – Kohala
Location: Virtual only
Coordinating Club: Kohala Okinawa Kenjin Kai
Director/Contact: Kathy Matsuda
text: (808) 895-2025

Hawaii – Kona
Location: Virtual only
Coordinating Club: Kona Okinawa Kenjin Kai
Director/Contact: Cheryl Kurashige

In person: TBA
Coordinating Club: Hui Alu, Inc.
Director/Contact: Shantelle Rego

WarabiZoom Registration is closed