Puanani Kobayashi Hula SchoolHula
Started hula 23 years ago to shine forever. This will be our 8th time to participate at the Honolulu Festival. We are happy to be able to dance while feeling the refreshing breeze of Hawaii.
Hula Hauoli PlumeriaHula
We are passing along Hawaiian culture and hula to many people in Nagoya, Japan. We dance our hula with the spirit of aloha and love. Please enjoy the elegant hula performance of the attractive and lovely ladies of Hula Hauoli Plumeria. Naoko Fukutomi.
Kaitouryu KaguradaikoMusic Performance
Kaitouryu Kagura Daiko will perform with a Wadaiko and flute. We are known for twirling our drumsticks. Our performance Wadaiko is quite unique and rare even in Japan. Please enjoy our performance.
Chor. ensemble salviaMusic Performance
Our ladies chorus was established 32 years ago. We mainly perform children’s songs. We organize a concert once every two to three years. We enjoy sharing the beauty of harmony to those who live in our region and serve our purpose in promoting culture.
KADO SANGETSU KORYUKAICraft/Demonstration
The founder of Kado Sangetsu emphasized that it is most important to achieve personal growth through the practice and creation of art. We have carried on this doctrine for 39 years in Hawaii. We will have a floral arrangement exhibit as well as an area for spectators to experience floral arrangement with their own hands. We hope to share the beauty of flowers with as many people as possible.
Samurai Maeda Toshiie ONDO MaiDance/Performance
Samurai Maeda Toshiie ONDO Mai is the naruko dance team consisting of men and women of all ages that love dance and festival. Its mission is to promote their city Arako, Nagoya Ward, which is a birthplace of Maeda Toshiie who served for Oda Nobunaga during the Sengoku Period and eventually became the lord of Kaga domain.
Aloha Minami CircleHula
Our group Aloha Minami Circle, led by Kondo Shigemi, is involved in activities in Nagoya City of Aichi Prefecture. Of course we learn traditional hula. We also enjoy arranging hula to popular songs of Japan and the world. Currently we are 80 studios strong and have nearly 1,000 students enrolled in our classes.
KARASAWA DANCE CREWDance/Performance
Our DANCE CREW represented by B-BOY TSUYOSHI of SPARTNIC ROCKERS has experienced competition on an international level in various contests such as Battle of the Year and B-Boy Championships. Come and enjoy our performance!
Nagauta Shamisen (Kabuki background music)Music Performance
The ten of us from Nagoya Mainichi Cultural Center’s Nagauta Classroom will perform traditional Japanese music-Nagauta shamisen. Our musical performance will include “Furusato”,”Kasan no Uta” and parts of “Echigojishi” and “Musumedojoji”. You will also be able to participate in the shamisen experience.
Our team is participating in the Honolulu Festival as part of our tenth anniversary celebration. We consist of families so our team is very relaxed. We want to show you a pleasant dance that will bring smiles to everybody who sees us!