122356652 Hawaii United Okinawa Association


Okinawan Festival

Okinawan Cultural Directory

The Hawaii United Okinawa Association (HUOA) is pleased to present its Okinawan Cultural Directory. HUOA expresses its appreciation to the cultural leaders, sensei, instructors and their respective members for generously participating in the Association's activities and events.


Below is a listing of different schools or clubs whose activities help to preserve, perpetuate and promote the culture of Okinawa. The talents and artistry of our cultural leaders successfully share the beautiful traditions of Okinawa to a wide range of audiences.


We welcome other Okinawan cultural groups to contact our office to add or make corrections to their listing to huoa@huoa.org or tel: 808-676-5400.



Association and Hawaii Chapters

Dance Academies

Fue / Fwansoo (Flute)


Owan Kiyoyuki Okinawa Fue Kenkyusho Hawaii

Earl M. Ikeda, Instructor

Contact:        Charlene Gima                            808-536-4462 / cgima@yahoo.com

                        Melanie Van der Tuin                 808-276-4160 / melaniewdt@gmail.com (Maui)



Language / Poetry

Okinawa Koto

Sanshin (shamisen)

Senior Groups

Taiko, Eisa, Paranku


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