ZENNOA JAPAN FIRST CLASSHula
ZENNOA JAPAN is a group of superfood enthusiasts who want to promote healthy life for people around the world. A few of us who dance hula got together to form a hula team “First Class” for the Honolulu Festival.
Kaliko pua lehuaHula
We are a college hula team that spreads the joy of hula through the performances on campus and at local events. We are happy to be able to perform in Hawaii, the birthplace of hula.
We are Tomboys, a dance troupe from Toyo University. We copy the dance moves from Japanese idol group. Idols are culture icon of Japan and there are wide variery of songs from cute to cool, and we hope our performance will get you interested in their music!
CHIBA UNIV DOUBLE DUTCH CIRCLE AXDance/Performance
We are AX, the Double Dutch club from Chiba University. Double Dutch is a game in which players jump two ropes with light foot movements and acrobatic tricks. Please enjoy our performance!
Takasaki University of Health and Welfare Rec CircleDance/Performance
We are the educational recreation club from Takasaki University of Health and Welfare. We are engaged in recreational sports and dance with children. For the Honolulu Festival, we will perform “Soran Bushi,” a traditional Japanese song and dance in our hand-made costumes.
Harada Naoatsusa KaiMusic Performance
Harada Naoatsusa (Mrs. Nonaka) has been teaching minyo singing, shamisen, taiko and narimono since 1990. Her teacher is Japan National Treasure Harada Naoyuki. Since 1990, she has held recitals every five years, benefiting local non-profit organizations such as UH Music Dept., Maui Japanese Teachers Association, Hilo Japanese Center, Kuakini Medical Center, and the Tohoku Triple Disaster. She is happy to participate in this special 150th anniversary of the arrival of Gannenmono immigrants.
Han – UITraditional Performance
We are a traditional percussion band from Korea, and the name is HAN-UI. We belong to Natural Science College of Inha University. Samul-nori means playing four instruments: jang-gu, buk, jing and kkwaeg-gwa-ri. And using these intruments we make beautiful sounds.
Halau hula o kawahineali`i nohoike anuenue-lua the men of mokuli`i(China halau)Hula
“Halau hula o kawahineali`i nohoike anuenue-elua and the men of mokuli`i is a China branch of tranditonal halau hula which is under kumu hula Mikilani Young. China halau started in 2013 in Shanghai, but right now, it has expanded to multiple cities eg: Beijing, Chengdu, Changchun, Dalian, Guangzhou, Beihai etc. China halau has been working with Hawaii Tourism China, Hawaiian Airlines and the U.S.Consulate in China to promote hula and most improtantly, the Aloha spirit. We’d love to let more people enjoy hula in China.”
“The Night of Myths and Japanese Immigrants” – We will recite Japanese myths in commemoration of the 150th anniversary since Japanese people first migrated to Hawaii.
ALOHA KE ANUENUEHula
Our team consists of students from three different colleges, and we all learn the same style of hula. We have decided to join the Honolulu Festival to make some great memories before graduation.