KJ IFA INTERNATIONALDance/Performance
KJ IFA INTERNATIONAL is an international friendship organization mainly composed of flower artists. We participates events in Hawaii, NY, Paris and other countries as a new culture of Japan every year. Enjoy a flower parade and stage show!
Yasuko Shimizu and Her Fellow SingersMusic Performance
Yasuko Shimizu and Her Fellow Singers perform at various dinner shows and concerts throughout the year. We have also been performing at 54 charity concerts for “The Fountain of Angels” for the last 22 years to support conquering pediatric cancer. This will be our 21th consecutive time to participate in the Honolulu Festival. We believe that we can reach everyone’s heart through music. We continue to take part in promoting US-Japan friendship and cultural exchange.
Lau KaukaniMusic Performance
In Hawaiian language, lau means “leaf” and kaukani means “thousand.” We named our hula team Lau Kaukani “thousand leaves” as it is the literal translation of Chiba, our hometown in Japan.
TAMA HAWAIIAN HULAHula
This group was formed 18 years ago with the desire to “shine forever” as our motto. We keep dancing for the sake of healthy mind and body through hula and ukulele. We look forward to being able to dance feeling the Hawaiian breeze. MAHALO
Sakuragawaryu Edogei KapporeDance/Performance
Kappore is a dance that was usually performed at traditional banquet parties. It became popular in Japan through parade performances. The fun dance is highlighted by performers shouting “Kappore, Kappore” in unison as they kick up their heels.
SAITAMA RYUJIN MATSURI KAITraditional Performance
The Saitama Ryujin Festival Association aims for the development of the local society through “Ryujin” the symbol of Saitama City. It is the god of the dragon “Ryujin” who rises to the sky to give us water and hope. Everyone, “Ryujin, Ryujin”, please cheer us up!
Komaki Kei ABC Academy Hula HalauHula
We are the “Komaki Kei ABC Academy Hula Hālau” from Mito city, Ibaraki prefecture. This will be our 17th time to perform at the Honolulu Festival. We practiced very hard for this event! Once again, we will do our best!
ETEGAMI OVERSEAS FRIENDSHIP MEETINGCraft/Demonstration
Drawing is a form of expression. Etegami (Drawing-letters) can send messages universally to everyone’s hearts. They can bring back the feeling of caring which people easily forget.
Saitama Kibo No TsubasaDance/Performance
Our mission is to organize an annual trip overseas for the physically challenged. We receive support from corporations and individuals throughout Saitama Prefecture. We are looking forward to participate in the Grand Parade with the support of Saitama Ryujin Matsuri Kai.
International Friendship Artist AssociationMusic Performance
We will be performing a special show brought to you by Mr. Kajiki, known for spreading the talent of international artists and cultural exchange. He has successfully completed his second splendid performance, KAJIKI’S ARTIST SHOW, at New York’s Carnegie Hall this year. MACOTO, exclusive IFA MUSIC singer, will also be performing.