Sakurakomachi Japanese Music and Dance GroupMusic Performance
Sakurakomachi Japanese Music and Dance Group is an all-female orchestra that plays traditional Japanese music and folk songs with instruments such as koto, shamisen, shinobue and wadaiko. As an orchestra consisting entirely of women from Japan, we strive to create attractive and inspirational art. We are active internationally and perform all over the world every year.
Chigasaki-City Unicycle Japan Champion UCHIDA Sister & BrothersDance/Performance
In Chigasaki City there resides a famous unicycle siblings, eldest sister Aoi was the winner in 2017 All Japan Track & Field Competition in the Girls Unicyle Obstacle Race, and placed 2nd in the 100 m Intermediate School division. In the same competition her eldest brother Misaki place first in the single tire riding competition in The Elementary School division. Youngest brother Yuki placed 2nd in the Unicycle Obstacle race Elementary School Division, he had won 4 out of 5 unicycle competition.
YUGAWARA ONSENOther Sponsors
The town of Yugawara is famous for its warm weather and finest hot springs, where you can experience the spirit of Japanese hospitality. The historic town has numerous traditional inns with hot springs, which were frequented by celebrated writers, poets and painters who produced works associated with Yugawara.
International Pearl Meister AssociationCraft/Demonstration
International Pearl Meister Association is engaged in activities to make pearls, and particularly Japanese Akoya pearls, more familiar to people around the world. We expand and promote the potential of pearls, such as its use in artwork and nails.
Osaka University LoveLive! groupDance/Performance
Love Live! Club from Osaka University is all about “Love Live!,” a Japanese anime series that became widely popular around the world. Our dance team usually consists of 9 people, but for the Honolulu Festival, 7 of them will show their undying love for Love Live! through the dance adapted from the anime.
Kindenryu Taisho-koto Genshu-kaiMusic Performance
Genshukai gives performances of taishogoto (Japanese harp) both domestically and abroad. Taishogoto is a traditional Japanese instrument with over 100 years of history, and it is popular worldwide with an estimated million people playing the instrument. We are proud to present you with the instrument that has such a rich culture behind.
We are LIZ, an all-girls dance troupe from Yokohama National University. We will perform a cool and feminine dance for this stage. Please come see our very first performance abroad!
GRUPO PERU / AELUCORPOther Sponsors
AELUCOOP was founded on October 11, 1980, by the executives of the Union Association in order to provide a financial support to its members and their families. We started within the community of Japanese immigrants, and over the course of 37 years, our organization has expanded to over 4,000 members and 12 locations. The core principles of AELUCOOP are trust, responsibility, solidarity, and we play a significant role in not only the Nikkei community, but also the Peruvian society as a whole. Our primary business is finance, but we also offer services in moving, Japanese-style funeral, and insurance. Our specialized and friendly services have earned the trust of countless clients. […]
Yamato Seiran High SchoolDance/Performance
We are 25 seniors in the nursing program from Yamato Seiran High School in Fukuoka. We have planned our school trip to Hawaii with our vow to become a nurse in two years, and the enthusiasm to give an amazing performance at the Honolulu Festival. Changing from our school uniform to yukata, we will give a dance performance inspired by traditional Japanese femininity.
kitsuke MieTraditional Performance
We offer courses on how to dress in a traditional kimono properly and comfortably. We also organize kimono fashion shows, participate in tea parties in kimonos, and join the kimono parade of a street festival in the historic Seki-juku station in Kameyama.