ARTS & CRAFTS GALLERY
Find original arts and crafts by local artisans and crafters
Learn about Okinawan culture at the Cultural Tent featuring Okinawan musical instruments with musicians sharing their talents throughout the day.
Okinawa Pottery, Glassware & Lacquerware. See displays, learn more about the techniques, how it was introduced to the Okinawa, and how art techniques were integrated with local methods.
View floral arrangement displays by the students of the Ikenobo Ikebana School under the direction of Sensei Nobuko Kida.
Kimono and Paranku dressing and picture-taking will be available on
Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and from 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Pictures start at $30 (8x10) with an extra $5 charge for each additional
person in the photo.
Kimono and Paranku dressing and picture-taking will be available on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and from 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Pictures start at $30 (8x10) with an extra $5 charge for each additional person in the photo.
The Okinawan Genealogical Society will give you some hints on how to
get started in tracing your roots. If you want your name or a proverb
written in the elegant Japanese art form, stop by at the Calligraphy table.
Learn some Okinawan words and phrases, visit the table manned by HUOA's
The Okinawan Genealogical Society will give you some hints on how to get started in tracing your roots. If you want your name or a proverb written in the elegant Japanese art form, stop by at the Calligraphy table. Learn some Okinawan words and phrases, visit the table manned by HUOA's Uchinaaguchi class.
Take home some culture and history with a purchase of Hui O Laulima's Chimugukuru, a cultural cook book.
Experience Hawaii’s version of Naha’s famous Heiwa Doori. Specialty food items from Okinawa.
Find your favorite fresh produce and more at Machiya-Gwa! Fresh produce such as Okinawan sweet potato, eggplant, Japanese cucumber, togan and more.
HANAGI MACHIYA GWA,
Find a great selection of potted plants, flowers and more!
Great games and prizes for children to enjoy!
OKINAWAN FESTIVAL T-SHIRTS
Find the official Okinawan Festival T-Shirts! Available in men’s, men’s tank top, women’s, and youth sizes. Get a $2 discount on the Theme shirt by purchasing a Festival Pin at the Information Booth.
CAPITAL CAMPAIGN TENT
Information about the Donor Wall Recognition Campaign will be available.
Make sure you come to the Festival ready to eat - because there's a lot of delicious Okinawan delights to choose from, including:
NEW ON THE MENU!
a healthy dish of chicken, mushroom, daikon(turnip), carrots, konbu (seaweed) slowly braised and simmered in dashi, served with brown or white rice
Saturday only. Sold at Chicken Booth.
Bon Dance Only – Anda Pop – Chocolate Dipped Angagi
Try a fun new take on a good ol’ favorite – andagi dipped it in chocolate and you can eat it off a stick!
Sold at Andagi Booth during Saturday night Bon Dance only.
The andagi, or Okinawan doughnut, is an all-around Festival favorite. Basic doughnut ingredients, such as sugar, flour, milk and eggs, are mixed into a batter and deep-fried in hot oil. The hand "dropping" of evenly rounded scoops of batter into the hot oil is a show in itself.
The Okinawan version of the corndog. The andadog is a whole hot dog on a stick that is dipped into andagi batter and deep fried.
If you love Okinawan food, you'll love this healthy plate: Vegetables and agedofu (deep-fried tofu) are mixed together champuru-style, stir-fried and then served with hot rice, delicious shoyu pork, and a pork and miso garnish called andamisu.
A hotdog and chili are wrapped in a soft tortilla with shredded shoyu pork and lettuce.
Okinawan-style soba noodles served in hot soup and garnished with kamaboko (fishcake), shoyu pork, green onions and red ginger.
PIG'S FEET SOUP
In Uchinaaguchi (Okinawan language), it's called ashitibichi. Pig's feet and spareribs are cooked in a soup stock and garnished with konbu (seaweed), daikon (radish), togan (squash) and mustard cabbage - and served with hot rice.
Okinawan-style soba noodles stir-fried with vegetables and luncheon meat and a special chef's sauce.
a dish invented in Okinawa which combines the main ingredients of the Tex-Mex taco, but layered on a bed of rice
The perfect way to cool down on a hot summer day.
Barbeque chicken prepared local style and served with hot rice and corn, or just chicken in a carry-out bag.
CHILI & RICE
Chili and rice in a bowl.
CHILI FRANK PLATE
Chili and rice plate served with a hot dog.
Sushi rolled in nori (seaweed) and sliced for easy eating. sold at Chicken Plate booth, Okinawa Soba booth and Country Store.
Skewered chicken grilled to perfection with a touch of teriyaki sauce.