HUOA 25th Okinawan Festival in Hawaii

The 25th HUOA (Hawaii United Okinawa Association) Okinwan Festival was held from August 30 - September 2, 2007, in Hawaii. Many visitors and dignitaries came from Okinawa, as well as from other places such as Georgia, USA.

The festivities began on August 30, with the TOYAMA KYUZO MUSICAL, “EYES OF THE
FUTURE”
A Theatrical Performance of Okinawan Immigration
Hawaii Okinawa Center

On Friday, August 31, there was a Parade down famous Waikiki, the festival opening ceremony,
three concerts, and an Aloha Party!

Saturday and Sunday, September 1 & 2, were the main festival days at Kapiolani Park.
For a schedule of events, please visit the Okinawan Festival website.

Some photos from the Okinawan festival, taken by Reid Shimabukuro, can be seen HERE.