SONODA GAKUEN HIGH SCHOOLDance/Performance
We are Sonoda Gakuen High School from Amagasaki, Hyogo, and this is our 13th time in the Honolulu Festival. This year, about 300 sophomores perform the dance they have been practicing for a year at the Grand Parade. Please enjoy their cheerful and energetic dance!
STUDIO DANCE ALIVEDance/Performance
Studio Dance Alive is directed by KAORIalive, a world-renowned dancer who hails from Kyoto. We train our mind, skill, body and improve self-expression under the motto of “Always Progressing.” Our goal is to spread the joy of expressing oneself through dancing.
TOKYO VISUAL ARTSDance/Performance
We are students from a vocational school working hard to become actors, professional dancers and voice actors. We will perform dance, including nichibu (traditional Japanese dance), on the stage and at the Grand Parade. Please come see our energetic and moving performance!
Sophia University Cheerleading Team EAGLESDance/Performance
Hi everyone! We are EAGLES, a cheer squad from Sophia University. This year is the 4th time we perform at the Honolulu Festival. Please enjoy our joyful and uplifting performance!
Tamagusuku Ryu Senjukai Frances Nakachi Ryubu DojoDance/Performance
Tamagusuku Ryu Senju Kai Frances Nakachi Ryubu Dojo, is an Okinawan Dance Academy in Hawaii which was established 21 years ago under the direction of Frances Nakachi Kuba Sensei. Their mission is promoting, preserving and perpetuating over 500 years of rich Okinawan culture and traditions through their dance.Through their heartfelt artistry, they strive to enrich lives, inspire hope and bring joy. The academy is dedicated to cultivate and nurture individual talents and potentials, bridge communities and build everlasting friendships and family. Currently, there are approximately 30 students and their age ranges from 3 to 78 years young. The Academy would like to thank all from the bottom of their heart […]
Chinese Chamber of Commerce of HawaiiDance/Performance
The Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, founded in 1911, is one of the foremost Chinese organizations in Hawaii. Its many members are prominent leaders in Hawaii’s public and private sectors and play important roles in helping develop the State’s economics, social and political future. The mission of the Chinese Chamber is to promote business and economic development, to preserve Chinese culture, and to encourage civic responsibility.
BIBAK HAWAII was founded in November 1979 in Oahu. B-I-B-A-K refers to the provinces of Benguet/Baguio City, Ifugao, Bontoc (Mt. Province), Apayao/Abra, and Kalinga in the Philippines. BIBAK promotes fellowship and unity among BIBAK members in the State of Hawaii; provides assistance and moral support to members in cases of need or emergency; and promotes and preserves the cultural heritage of the Igorots. BIBAK has participated and supported numerous local community activities.
Osaka Gakuin University Phoenix Cheerleading TeamDance/Performance
Cheerleading team from Osaka Gakuin University performs in various events, as well as cheering for their college sports teams. In 2017, they were placed 2nd in the Kansai Championship, and 6th in the national. Please come see their energetic performance!