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!
Halau Hula O MoanikealaHula
We are really looking forward to dancing in such a wonderful place! We will dance as much as we could to bring a smile to everyone. Thank you!
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!
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.
KATANA EXERCISE -AGEHA-Dance/Performance
AGEHA is a female-only sword performance group. We belong to the swordsmanship so-called Katana exercise has been transformed into a form of fitness exercise. Please enjoy watching the feminine and beautiful sword and fan performances.
Chigasaki City -Sister City of Honolulu-Dance/Performance
Chigasaki is one of Honolulu’s sister cities, where its stunning nature, hula and surf culture have a lot in common with Honolulu. We would like to foster our friendship with Honolulu, and engage in cultural exchange for future generations.
Hello everybody, once again we are Taikokozo. Our mission is for everybody to enjoy the taiko drum. This will be our 9th time to participate at the Honolulu Festival. Please enjoy our powerful taiko drumming performance.
Ikebana Sogetsu-ryu ALT-22Craft/Demonstration
The sun, light, plants, soil and wind of Hawaii are so attractive that they stimulate our sensitivity. We will show you our modern expression of “flower arrangement” performance on the stage. At the exhibition booth, we will demonstrate flower arrangement using various flowers.
We are Getappers from Japan. We dance with geta （wooden clogs). Geta are Japanese traditional shoes. Check out ‘getappers’ on YouTube!
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.