Flute Ensemble “Raphael”Dance/Performance
Flute Ensemble “Raphael” delivers Japanese, Hawaiian and other music of various genres in soothing flute sounds.
The Spirit NoiseDance/Performance
We play music energetically on our home ground of Kyusu in Japan. Our style is a collaboration of Japanese taiko and shamisen with western drums. We will be more than happy if you can feel our energy and positive attitude through our music. Please enjoy the feeling!
Hula Halau Ke ‘Olu Makani O Mauna LoaHula
With poise and grace, this hula halau will perform a dance that embodies the warmth and friendship perpetuated by the aloha spirit.
The Kaga Shishi Dance’s distinctive features are a large lion head and a large “mosquito net covering” that can hide under it players of flute, drum, shamisen, shakuhachi flute, and bearers of a lion body and tail. Please enjoy the magnificent Kaga Shishi Dance.
Chunichi Culture CenterDance/Performance
We will present the “Kitsuke–Dressing up Kimono” show on stage: it is a tradition rooted deeply in Japanese culture. Starting from the bride, then the bride’s parent, and finally the relatives, we will dress them up and have them ready for the wedding ceremony.
Shampoo presents MATSURI hair show in HAWAIIDance/Performance
A Hair and Make-up show presented by beauticians from Hokkaido’s Tomakomai utilizes the concept of “tying,” which symbolizes family ties and friendship through cultural exchange as if tying the whole world with goodwill. They will show both the traditional Japanese beauty ideals and the latest trends from Honolulu to the world!