24th Annual Honolulu Festival March 9-11, 2018

Archives 2012(18th)

Date : Mar 2 (Fri), Mar 3 (Sat), Mar 4 (Sun)
Sub Theme : Bonding together, hand in hand

Participating Performers
Honolulu Daijayama, Chibikko Daijayama, Hirosaki Neputa, Saitama Ryujin Matsuri Kai, Dai Hirai, SUGAREN, Japan Nankin Tamasudare Association, Sonoda Gakuen High School, Alaska Native Heritage Center Dance Group, Descendance, Inha University “ASSESS” & “FLEX”, Philippine Tourism Board, Hawaii United Okinawa Association, Manoa DNA and more.

Students dance the Yosakoi dance from Kochi Prefecture with music instruments called Naruko. Educational Program

Educational School Tour

2012(18th)

The Educational School Tour was held for the local schools in Hawaii on Friday, March 2, 2012, at the Hawaii Convention Center. More than 800 students from 17 schools visited this year.

Another wonderful Honolulu Friendship Gala! The curtain closes with the crowd in an uproar. Special

Friendship Gala

2012(18th)

The 18th Annual Honolulu Festival hosted the Friendship Gala on Saturday, March 3, 2012, at the Hawaii Convention Center. This is a place where the popular local restaurants of Hawaii gather and offer various gourmets, which the guests can enjoy and interact with the participating groups of our Honolulu Festival.

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“Share Your Voice” Project 2012

2012(18th)

The “Share Your Voice Project” is an educational collaborative project between the Honolulu Festival Foundation and Kapiolani Community College.

Aomori Prefecture's Hirosaki Neputa. The painting on this year's lantern has the character "Kizuna" (bond) written on it, a word that describes what many people have realized as most important in their lives after the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. Parade

Grand Parade

2012(18th)

The Grand Parade was held on Sunday, March 4, 2012, on the streets of Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki.

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Maui Mikoshi Design Contest 2012

2012(18th)

The winners of the 18th Annual Honolulu Festival’s Maui Mikoshi Design Contest were the students of St. Anthony School.

Mom and kids challenge themselves to ikebana (flower arrangement). Special

The 18th Annual Honolulu Festival Offers Tons of Exciting Events!

2012(18th)

The event hosted by the Honolulu Festival was the Educational School Tour, which was held exclusively for the students of the local schools. It opened to the public on the following 2-days.

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Educational School Tour 2012

2012(18th)

The Educational School Tour was held for the local schools in Hawaii on Friday, March 2, 2012, at the Hawaii C […]

Okinawan dance performed by members of IZENA-NO-KAI. Stage

Stage Performance

2012(18th)

The Stage Performance of the Honolulu Festival offers splendid performances by the respective participating groups from various countries of the Asia-Pacific region every year.

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