26th Annual Honolulu Festival March 6-8, 2020

Archives 2014(20th)

Date : Mar 7 (Fri), Mar 8 (Sat), Mar 9 (Sun)
Sub Theme : Jubilation, One Heart, One Pacific, One World
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The 20th Annual Honolulu Festival Company Aloha Shirt Exhibition Contest


We held a special event called the “Company Aloha Shirt Exhibition Contest” for 2-days on March 8 and March 9, 2014 in the Hawaii Convention Center. The entrants were the 24 companies that do business in Hawaii. There were 27 aloha shirts displayed in the venue. They will be evaluated based on the design and the number of votes from the visitors. In addition, there were 3 aloha shirts from the famous local band called Moana DNA. Also a special recognition award was presented by Kona Bay. Each award was divided into 5 categories: My Choice In My Closet True Hawaii The Coolest Aloha Special Recognition Award by Kona Bay […]

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The 20th Annual Honolulu Festival Time Capsule Ceremony


The students left their messages inside a time capsule during the Honolulu Festival a decade ago. They were invited to the “Time Capsule Ceremony” to reveal each one. It was held as a celebration for the 20th anniversary of the Honolulu Festival on Saturday, March 8, 2014. [ Interview ] The 1st Time Capsule Project Participating Student  Reece Matsumoto Reece is one of the students participated in the 1st Time Capsule Project a decade ago. Currently, he studies Accounting at The University of Southern California which he is out-of-state. Hence, he couldn’t attend the ceremony. With his family’s permission, we were able to conduct a phone interview. Honolulu Festival (HF): You wrote […]

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The 20th Annual Honolulu Festival Time Capsule Ceremony(2)


[ Messages of Students ] We would like to introduce some of the messages that were written a decade ago by the local students. << BACK

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“Share Your Voice” Project 2014


The “Share Your Voice Project” is an educational collaborative project between the Honolulu Festival and Kapiolani Community College which was held for the fifth time. There were a total of 70 participants including the students from Bunkyo University, Nagasaki University in Japan and the staffs of the Honolulu Festival Foundation. Everybody played their role to make the project successful. The opening to the public was on March 8 and March 9, 2014. The objectives for the students were to report about the Honolulu Festival by their own words and interact with various people and cultures from Japan and Pacific Rim. This can improve one’s cultural awareness. Furthermore, the scene of the […]