The Ohana Award is presented by the Honolulu Festival to participating organizations recognition of their contribution to the Honolulu Festival for many years. On the evening of Friday, March 8th, the award ceremony for the Ohana Award was held at the Hawaii Convention Center and many people from Japan and the Asia-Pacific Rim participated the ceremony. At the beginning, the President of Honolulu Festival Foundation, Tsukasa Fukufuku, greeted and expressed his appreciation to the winners for their support over the years.

The following are the award-winning organizations.


Participating organizations of the 25th Honolulu Festival Ohana Award


 Yasuko Shimizu and Her Fellow Singers (21)

Yasuko Shimizu and Her Fellow Singers (21)

Honolulu Daijayama Booster Group (20)

Honolulu Daijayama Booster Group (20)

Komaki Kei ABC Academy Hula Halau (17)

Komaki Kei ABC Academy Hula Halau (17)

SAITAMA RYUJIN MATSURI KAI (16)

SAITAMA RYUJIN MATSURI KAI (16)

 Hirosaki neputa manji kai(15)

Hirosaki neputa manji kai(15)

International Flower Association(15)

International Flower Association(15)

JAPAN NANKIN TAMASUDARE ASSOCIATION (14)

JAPAN NANKIN TAMASUDARE ASSOCIATION (14)

Sonoda Gakuen High School (14)

Sonoda Gakuen High School (14)

Japan High School of Music(10)

Japan High School of Music(10)

The City of Nagaoka(9)

The City of Nagaoka(9)

Akita Kanto Festival (8)

Akita Kanto Festival (8)

Anela-Hula-Studio(6)

Anela-Hula-Studio(6)

Bunkyo University YAMAGUCHI Research Seminar (volunteer participation) (6)

Bunkyo University YAMAGUCHI Research Seminar (volunteer participation) (6)

Chigasaki City -Sister City of Honolulu- (6)

Chigasaki City -Sister City of Honolulu- (6)

Hula O Hokkaido(5)

Hula O Hokkaido(5)

HULA O POHAI KE ALOHA(5)

HULA O POHAI KE ALOHA(5)

Remember3.11 Kyushu Hula Girl Caravan (5)

Remember3.11 Kyushu Hula Girl Caravan (5)

Sophia University Cheerleading Team EAGLES (5)

Sophia University Cheerleading Team EAGLES (5)

Tokyo Visual Arts (5)

Tokyo Visual Arts (5)

Best Body International-in-Honolulu-2019 (4)

Best Body International-in-Honolulu-2019 (4)

Gifu Souden Japanese Drums Team(4)

Gifu Souden Japanese Drums Team(4)

HOA ALOHA(4)

HOA ALOHA(4)

Kanda University of International Studies Volunteer (4)

Kanda University of International Studies Volunteer (4)

Let’s Enjoy Easy Nagaoka Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony) (4)

Let’s Enjoy Easy Nagaoka Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony) (4)

LOVE JUNX(4)

LOVE JUNX(4)

Nagato Fudo Daiko (4)

Nagato Fudo Daiko (4)

Teikyo Nagaoka High School Cheerleading Club Twinkles (4)

Teikyo Nagaoka High School Cheerleading Club Twinkles (4)

Local character team

Local character team “Alohappy” (3)

Club Team TWISTERS (3)

Club Team TWISTERS (3)

Ka Pā Kū Kau’ioku’upualehua(3)

Ka Pā Kū Kau’ioku’upualehua(3)

Kwansei Gakuin University Kukui (3)

Kwansei Gakuin University Kukui (3)

  • Lahainaluna High School (14)
  • Komazawa Women’s University (volunteer participation) (7)
  • Kobe Shoin Women’s University (volunteer participation) (5)
  • Kokualoha(3)

 

On the stage, all the group representatives received trophies with big smiles.
And it was Yasuko Shimizu and Her Fellow Singers (21) who won the most participation award!
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A group photo was taken with all the group representatives who attended the award ceremony. The ceremony was filled with a big round of applause. Congratulations to all the winners. Let’s continue to liven up the Honolulu Festival together.

We look forward to your wonderful performance next year.
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