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i_shishiShishi Odori or deer dance represents as folk entertainment of Iwate Prefecture which was also designated as Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property in Japan.

Mar 11, Sat 11:15-11:35
Hawaii Convention Center (Festival Square)
Mar 12, Sun 12:50 – 13:10
DFS Galleria 1st Floor Stage
Mar 12, Sun 16:30-20:00
Grand Parade (Waikiki/Kalakaua Ave.)

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i_tachikawaThis group will be presenting a powerful taiko drumming performance with their giant taiko drum which is 2 meters in diameter.

Mar 12, Sun 16:30-20:00
Grand Parade (Waikiki/Kalakaua Ave.)

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i_quiltsThe special exhibit of the “Friendship Tapestries” created from a total of 9094 Hawaiian quilts made by Hawaii lovers from all over Japan.

Mar 11, Sat 10:00-17:00
Mar 12, Sun 10:00-15:00

Hawaii Convention Center, 
Omatsuri Hiroba (Festival Square)

Commemorative Ceremony
 

Mar 11, Sat 11:00-

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i_aborigineDescendance from Australia will be participating again this year. They will be performing the Australian Aboriginal dance.

Mar 12, Sun 13:25-13:55
Hawaii Convention Center (Lobby Stage)
Mar 12, Sun 16:30-20:00
Grand Parade (Waikiki/Kalakaua Ave.)

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i_taimaneAmazing ukulele performance by Taimane Gardener, the Hawaii’s ukulele princess.

Mar 12, Sun 11:05-11:10
Hawaii Convention Center (Festival Square)

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i_tahitiThis group will be performing exotic Tahitian dance.

Mar 12, Sun 12:00-12:30
Hawaii Convention Center (Festival Square)

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i_ranald“Who is Ranald MacDonald?”
– His Early Contribution to Japan-United States Relations -

This seminar will be focusing on the life of Ranald MacDonald, the first American who made a visit to Japan by his own will.

Mar 11, Sat 10:30-
Hawaii Convention Center
3rd floor Amphitheater, Room 310

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i_craftsThe Craft Booths will be set up by over 100 vendors from Japan and Hawaii.

Mar 11, Sat 10:00-17:00
Mar 12, Sun 10:00-15:00
 

Hawaii Convention Center

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i_hulacompThere will also be a special appearance by the hula halau that won at the Merrie Monarch Festival.

Mar 11, Sat 11:00-19:00
Hawaii Convention Center
3rd floor, Event Hall