We anticipate orders to be ready for distribution at the end of August, when the new 2021 Okinawan Festival T-Shirts come in. Thank you, Hawaii United Okinawa Association


Okinawan Festival

Hawaii Okinawa Today - 2021

New episodes premiere on the first and third Saturdays of the month at 7 pm and repeat the following Thursdays at 5 pm. On Olelo Community Media channel NATV 53 (Oceanic Cable/Spectrum) and Hawaiian Telcom 1049 sand 1053. 
Hawaii Okinawa Today and Hawaii Okinawa Special shows are also additionally aired on 'Olelo to fill in open timeslots at other times. Olelo.org has its TV schedule for about a month in advance.

You can also view our shows on the Internet, live streaming at www.olelo.org.

Our latest HOT shows are available on OleloNet On Demand.


Want a copy of a show? DVDs now available!



2021 Television Schedule

Thurs,  Sept 16, 5pm (Re-run) Part Two of the group Nenes. Also performing in this episode are Sadao China and Yasuko Yoshida.
Sep 18 Sat 8.30 pm, Sep 23 Thurs 5 pm (Re-run) Part Three of the group Nenes. Plus BONUS FEATURE - Omoide, Down Memory Lane: Remembering James Yoshimi Iha, Lorraine Kaneshiro, Kiyoshi Kinjo, Wayne Miyahira, Shoei Moriyama, Albert "Doc" Miyasato, Harry Seisho Nakasone, Kikue Kaneshiro, June Arakawa, and Akira Sakima. [Note: No showing on the fifth Thurs of the month Sep 30.]
Oct 2 Sat 7 pm, Oct 7 & 14 Thurs 5 pm (Re-run) Part One of the 4th Eisa Drum Festival held at the Great Lawn at Kapiolani Community College on May 17, 2014. The festival featured Daiichi Hirata, Kajimaai Eisa group from Okinawa, Chinagu Eisa Hawaii, Hawaii Okinawa Creative Arts, Nuuanu Okinawa Shorin-Ryu/Shinden-Ryu Karate Association, the Young Okinawans of Hawaii, and Halla Huhm Korean Dance Studio.
Oct 16 Sat 7 pm, Oct 21 & 28 and Nov 4 Thurs 5 pm (Re-run) Part Two of the 4th Eisa Drum Festival.

Special Programming: Yuntaku Live!

Episode 39,
Bonnie Miyashiro

10/27, 6:00 PM

10/28, 8:00AM

10/29, 3:00 PM

10/30, 2:30 PM

Episode 40,
Suguru Ikeda

10/29, 6:00 PM

10/30, 4:30 PM

11/4, 10:00 PM

11/5, 8:00 AM