INFO & HOURS

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$2.00 per person, per day (cash only)

  • FREE: Children 12 & under and Seniors 65+

  • No admission charge for volunteers and entertainers

  • Admission only for Festival First Floor, Third Floor does not require admission

  • Proceeds from the Okinawan Festival benefit a myriad of programs including cultural classes and programs held at the Hawaii Okinawa Center, Hawaii-Okinawa Student Exchange Program, Children’s Cultural Day Camp, Senior Health & Wellness Fair, and the Community Service Outreach Picnic

Get a $1.00 OFF COUPON with every qualifying purchase at Zippy's now through September 1.

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SATURDAY /

SUNDAY /

AUGUST 31 / 9AM - 5PM

Live Entertainment and Activities

Exhibit Floor & 3rd Floor 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Bon Dance 5:30 PM

  • All booths/rooms will close during the Bon Dance, except selected food booths

Parking

  • Convention Center parking open from 7AM, cost $10

  • Shuttle from McKinley High School begins at 7AM, roundtrip shuttle cost $3

Convention Center

Doors open at 9AM
Closes at 10PM

 

  • No pets (except service animals)

  • No hard shell coolers

  • No lawn chairs

  • Bring CASH - scrip booths only accept cash (ATMs available)

Bon Dance

5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  • Only selected food booths will remain open until 8 PM.

  • All other festival booths/rooms will close at 5 PM. 

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SUNDAY /

SEPTEMBER 1 / 9AM - 4PM

Live Entertainment and Activities

Exhibit Floor & 3rd Floor 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Parking

  • Convention Center parking open from 7AM, cost $10

  • Shuttle from McKinley High School begins at 7AM, roundtrip shuttle cost $3

Convention Center

Doors open at 9:00 AM

Closes at 4:00 PM

 

  • No pets (except service animals)

  • No hard shell coolers

  • No lawn chairs

  • Bring CASH - scrip booths will only accept cash (ATMs available)

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FOOD

 

Andagi*

Okinawan deep fried doughnut – a local favorite! (3 pieces per order)

6 scrip

Andadog*

Okinawan version of the corndog; basically, a hot dog on a stick that is dipped into andagi batter and deep-fried. Mmmmmm!

6 scrip

Champuru Plate

If you love Okinawan food, you will love this plate! Sliced vegetables, luncheon meat and deep-fried tofu are stir-fried champuru-style and served with your choice of white or brown rice, shoyu pork and andamisu (a miso sauce cooked with finely chopped pork). New items this year include vegetarian champuru and steamed Okinawan sweet potato.

18 scrip

Vegetarian Champuru Plate

For our vegetarian friends!

14 scrip

Okinawan Sweet Potato (Tumaikuru)

Steamed, purple, okinawan sweet potato...a homestyle favorite! Sold at the Champuru Booth.

11 scrip

Chili & Rice

Chili & rice in a bowl. Sold at the Okidog tent. Chili Frank Plate – Chili & rice plate served with a hot dog. Sold at the Okidog tent.

12 scrip

Chili Frank Plate

16 scrip

Okidog

A hot dog covered with chili and wrapped in a soft tortilla with shredded shoyu pork and lettuce. So delicious!

18 scrip

Chicken Plate (halves)

Barbeque chicken prepared local style and served with hot rice and corn.

19 scrip

Chicken Only

Barbeque chicken prepared local style.

15 scrip

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Pig's Feet Soup

Pig’s feet cooked in soup stock and garnished with konbu (seaweed), daikon (turnip), togan (squash), and mustard cabbage, served with hot rice. In Uchi-naaguchi (Okinawan language), it’s called ashitibichi and is a traditional family favorite!