26th Annual Honolulu Festival March 6-8, 2020
Mar 8 (Sat)

Honolulu Rainbow Ekiden

Event Time 09:00 - 13:00 (Mar 8 (Sat) )
Place Waikiki, Kapiolani Park -- Waikiki Aquarium -- Diamond Head Road Look Out <turn-around point> -- Kapiolani Park

Honolulu Festival Co-hosted Event, Sponsored By JTB

The first ever, “Honolulu Rainbow Ekiden” will be held for runners in Hawaii! Our goal is to join all participants in the Spirt of Aloha, by the use of ribbon leis as race sashes. We also strive to widen a circle of friendship beyond ethnic background or generation, to spread a ripple of goodwill to all participants of the Ekiden.

[ URL ] http://www.honoluluekiden.com

We will have more events to come!

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Symposium “Building Relationship through Educational Exchange”

Event Time 10:00 - 12:00 (Mar 8 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center, 3rd flr, #301

Raffle Box

Event Time 10:00 - 18:00 (Mar 8 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

Earn stamps on your passport by completing four activities at the convention center and WIN 20th anniversary special prize!

Performances

Event Time 10:00 - 18:00 (Mar 8 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center and other venues

*Time may be changed according to the venues.

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Craft Fair

Event Time 10:00 - 18:00 (Mar 8 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

Ennichi Corner

Event Time 10:00 - 18:00 (Mar 8 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center
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Anime Corner

Event Time 10:00 - 18:00 (Mar 8 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

Maui Mikoshi Unveiling Ceremony

Event Time 11:05 - 11:20 (Mar 8 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

The Maui mikoshi contest was developed exclusively for high school students in Maui. Each year there is a competition among high schools to design a mikoshi for the Honolulu Festival. The winning Maui mikoshi is unveiled and displayed at the Hawaii Convention Center over the Festival weekend. Students selected as the overall winner visit Honolulu during the weekend of the festival and march in the Grand Parade showcasing their award winning mikoshi.

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Time Capsule Ceremony

Event Time 11:20 - 11:35 (Mar 8 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center

Bon Dance

Event Time 11:30 - 18:30 (Mar 8 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center
11:30 - 12:00 Bon Dance
18:00 - 18:30 Bon Dance

Kawaii Kon

Event Time 13:00 - 15:00 (Mar 8 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center 3rd flr, #301AB

Made in Japan, Loved in Hawaii – a personal and local look at anime’s influence over the decades. From early hanabata days to the latest in online anime as panelists discuss how anime, manga, and tokusatsu have influenced their work and lives.

Movies

Event Time 13:30 - (Mar 8 (Sat) )
Place Hawaii Convention Center, 3rd

-Presented by Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu-
[ Free Admission ]

13:30 - " ALWAYS - Sunset on Third Street-3 '64 " (Director: Yamazaki Takashi/ Cast: Yoshioka Hidetaka, Tsutsumi Shinichi, Koyuki)