Hokkaido Taisho-koto Hukyukai KotobikaiMusic Performance
We are a group of a traditional Japanese instrument, Taisho Koto performer from Hokkaido. We play at local events and the National Cultural Festival. This is our first time performing abroad. We will showcase the beautiful sound of Taisho Koto and enjoyment of playing Taisho Koto.
Hula o Makana & Ribbonlei Honolulu FestivalHula
Hula O Makana was founded seven years ago, this year our dream to participate in the Honolulu Festival has come true. We would like to have lots of Hawaiian mana. In addition to ribbons, we use cotton and silk fabric to make cute small items with traditional methods such as Tsumami Zaiku (pinching method) and Tsurushi Kazari (Hanging decorations).
Akan Ainu Culture Preservation SocietyTraditional Performance
Irankarapte! We will show traditional dance of the indigenous people of Hokkaido Japan. We will hold a workshop where you can experience Ainu culture at the booth!
Enormous Patchwork GroupCraft/Demonstration
Irankarapte! We are Shiraoi district in Hokkaido where the “NATIONAL AINU MUSEUM and PARK (Upopoi)” opens in 2020! We are making a huge patchwork with fabric received from everyone and traditional Ainu emblem embroideries. Please join us to make this one of a kind quilt!
KANDA UNIVERSITY OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES VolunteerVolunteer
We are participating in the Honolulu Festival as volunteers. We are committed to supporting the Honolulu Festival for everyone to enjoy the event!
HOKKAIDO FAIR and AINU Culture SpecialOther Sponsors
Irankarapte! We are Hokkaido, which made a friendship tie-up with Hawaii State in 2017. We will display an introduction of Hokkaido, as well as the culture of indigenous people Ainu, such as traditional Ainu dance! “NATIONAL AINU MUSEUM and PARK (Upopoi)” opens in 2020!
Alohappy ! – We are Japanese Regional Characters – HonuppiOther Sponsors
Kota and Honuppi are back again in Honolulu to deliver “The Treasure in our Heart”! We will perform our official song with dance on the stage. We also look forward to seeing all of you ohana at the parade!
We are HOA ALOHA of Kanda University of International Studies Hula Dance Club! We perform the Hula dance and Polynesian dance at local events and school festivals mainly in Chiba Prefecture.