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Bunkwa Nu Shima

(3rd Floor)

Kimono and Paranku Dressing

Saturday & Sunday:
  • 9:00 - 11:30 am
  • 12:30 - 3:30 pm

Dressing Demos:
  • Saturday 11:00 am - Kimono
  • Sunday 11:00 am - Panraku

Have your photo taken in an Okinawan kimono with a traditional headpiece or a paranku drummer costume. Learn how to dress in a kimono or paranku outfit at the demos.


All prices include dressing fee for one person ($10.00 each additional person )


1 - High-resolution Image File emailed  (includes print release)


3 - High-resolution Image File emailed  (includes print release)


5 - High-resolution Image File emailed  (includes print release)

We accept Scrip, check, cash, or credit card.

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Artifact Feature:
Okinawan Shiisaa

Learn how and why the Okinawan Shiisaa is a Ryukuyan cultural icon, where did it originate, and why are they in pairs, and view pictorial displays and earthenware. Shiisaa docents will guide you.

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Shishimai Performance by Hawaii Okinawa Creative Arts

Learn from Jon Itomura, co-director of HOCA the art of the lion dog dance - shishimai. How can I join? This is photo op for you and your friends!

Performance Schedule: 
Saturday and Sunday 2:30 pm
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Chimugukuru - the soul the spirit the heart by Hui O Laulima

Do you have your Okinawan Cultural Cookbook yet? Here’s your chance to view and purchase it -cultural information, ono recipes – some by our local renowned chefs. Wrap it in a furoshiki apron and it’s gift ready. Prices vary.

  • Saturday 1:00 pm - Jushi Rice
  • Sunday 1:00 pm - Furoshiki wrapping
  • Sunday 2:00 pm - Lucky number


Can you speak Uchinaaguchi - the Ryukyuan language that perhaps Ojichan and Obaachan spoke? Learn about the 6 endangered languages and learn to count from our Shimakutuba enthusiasts..

Saturday & Sunday:
  • Lively songs and dances in Uchinaaguchi

Flash Mob​
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