JAPAN NANKIN TAMASUDARE ASSOCIATIONTraditional Performance
We perform both nationally and internationally in order to showcase Nankin Tamasudare, a traditional Japanese street performance, to people around the world. We hold the Guinness record of “the largest parade of people performing Nankin Tamasudare,” which we challenged in May 2013. We look forward to seeing all of you at the Honolulu Festival!
SONODA GAKUEN HIGH SCHOOLDance/Performance
We are the Sonoda Gakuen High School from Amagasaki, Hyogo, and this is our 14th time participaring in the Honolulu Festival. This year, about 300 sophomores perform the dance at the Grand Parade they have been practicing for a year. Please enjoy their cheerful and energetic dance!
Hui o na pua makamaeHula
Carrying on our late kumu hula Kaulana Kasparovitch’s hula style, we teach and promote hula in Japan. Now we practice even harder with our new kumu hula, Keale Nalani. Today, we will do our best to dance hula, even though some of our members are less experienced. Please give us your generous attention.
Kansai Student Band FederationDance/Performance
We regret that the Kansai Student Band Federation are unable to participate and have cancelled their performance. We hope to exchange Friendship with the people of the Pacific Rim through the music of wind instruments. We will make lifetime memories and begin a new history with our association.