The 27th Honolulu Festival will be held from March 11th to 13th, 2022

Archives 2008(14th)

Date : Mar 14 (Fri), Mar 15 (Sat), Mar 16 (Sun)
Sub Theme : Experience the Wonder

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Participating Performers

Republic of China (Taiwan) Nantou County Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village, Descendance Aboriginal Dancers, Toby Johnson Middle School Band, Lake Highland Preparatory School Band and Choir, Potomac Falls High School Band, CSU Pannadamman Dance Troupe, Manoa DNA, The Rafu Mutsumi Kai-Los Angeles Mikoshi Association, Honolulu Daijayama, Sonoda Gakuen High School, Suga-Ren, Tonosama Ren, Yasuco Shimizu and Her Fellow Singers, and more.

Educational Program

Educational School Tour

2008(14th)

The Educational School Tour was held on Friday, March 14, which is an annual educational program for the schools of Oahu.

Special

The 5th U.S.-Japan Cultural Exchange Seminar

2008(14th)

The U.S.-Japan Cultural Exchange Seminar was held for the 5th time this year at the Hawaii Convention Center which the topic was on Joseph Heco.

Special

Friendship Gala

2008(14th)

The annual Friendship Gala was held at the Hawaii Convention Center in the evening on the 2nd day of the festival. There were members of the participating groups, local businesses as well as the general guests. This is an exciting event where you can enjoy various dishes offered by the famous restaurants in Hawaii.

Special

Maui Mikoshi Unveiling Ceremony

2008(14th)

The students of Kamehameha Schools Maui won the 5th annual Maui Mikoshi Design Contest for the second time since last year.

Stage

Manoa DNA

2008(14th)
Special

Ennichi Corner

2008(14th)

The Ennichi Corner was held for the first time at the Hawaii Convention Center. The celebration of Ennichi is crucial in the Japanese festival.

Educational Program

Kamehameha High School Maui Campus Interview with Mr. Kealii Mossman

2008(14th)
Educational Program

Interview with Mr. Kealii Mossman

2008(14th)
Educational Program

Educational School Tour 2008

2008(14th)
Parade

Grand Parade

2008(14th)

The Grand Parade was held for the finale on Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki on the final day of the Honolulu Festival on Sunday, March 16.

Craft Fair

Craft Fair

2008(14th)
Stage

Stage Performance

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Special

Hawaiian Quilts

2008(14th)
Parade

Honolulu Daijayama

2008(14th)
Stage

Tonosama Ren (Awa-Odori)

2008(14th)
Special

Suga-Ren (Yosakoi)

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Stage

Haruko Momoi

2008(14th)
Craft Fair

Hawaiian Quilt

2008(14th)
Stage

“Akiba”? “Otaku”? “Denshaotoko”?

2008(14th)
Special

Descendance

2008(14th)
Special

The Highlights of the 14th Annual Honolulu Festival

2008(14th)

Feature Articles