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Okinawan Festival


  • Kapiolani Park 3840 Paki Avenue Honolulu, HI, 96815 United States (map)
 Honolulu's annual Okinawan Festival.

Honolulu's annual Okinawan Festival.

Since 1982, the Okinawan Festival in Honolulu has celebrated culture from Okinawa, the southernmost district of Japan. On September 2nd and 3rd, festival-goers can enjoy Okinawan cuisine (including andagi doughnuts, the stir-fry dish champuru, Okinawa soba and pigs feet soup) while taking in live taiko drum and sanshin performances. Celebrated Okinawan singer Rimi Natsukawa will perform on Sunday at 3 P.M. There will also be demonstrations of flower arranging, classes in the traditional kachashii dance, and booths that showcase Okinawan and Hawaiian culture.

 

Visitor Information

Okinawan Festival
September 2-3, 2017
Presented by the Hawaii United Okinawa Association
Kapiolani Park, 3840 Paki Ave., Honolulu, HI 9681
http://www.okinawanfestival.com/

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