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2018 / From Argentina, singer and song writer Gus Hokama will join the Okinawan cultural event on July 1

Third generation Okinawan descendant Gus Hokama in Argentina will be making his U.S. debut at the cultural event with the title of “Living Treasures of Okinawa: Taro Higa’s Humanism and the Okinawan Gajumaru Tree” on Sunday, July 1, 2018, 2 – 5 p.m. at Ken Nakaoka Community Center in Gardena. The focus of this event...
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2018 / Bringing Okinawa Home – program with lecture and music performance, May 19

The Okinawa Association of America in Gardena will host a cultural lecture and traditional music performance on Saturday, May 19 at 1:00 p.m. The event will be led by two dynamic guest speakers/musicians from Hawai‘i, Eric Wada and Norman Kaneshiro. Titled “Bringing Okinawa Home,” the goal of this event is to promote a deeper...
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2018 / Okinawa music recital “An Evening of Folk Music” in Gardena, April 22

The Okinawa Association of America presents Okinawan Music Recital: An Evening of Folk Music April 22, 2018, 1:00 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 Gardena Buddhist Church 1517  166th Street, Gardena, CA 90247 Tickets: $25 (includes bento lunch & bottled water) Tickets will be sold at the door. On Sunday, April 22, experience the sights,...
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2018 / Okinawa Association seeking homestay program host families: Information session to be held on Feb. 25

Information Session: FEBRUARY 25, 1:00 – 3:00 PM Okinawa Association of America Center, 16500 South Western Avenue, Gardena, California 90247 Interested families are invited to attend this information session to get more details about the tentative program and ask questions. Attendance does not require any commitment to participating in the program; this session is...
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2017 / Okinawa Association: 1st World Okinawan Day at Torrance Cultural Art Center, Oct. 26

1st Uchinaachu Day in Torrance

1st Annual World Uchinaachu Day October 26, 2017, 7 -9PM Torrance Cultural Art Center, Toyota Meeting Hall Featuring Guest Performers from Okinawa, directed by Daiichi Hirata Forwarded for the Okinawa Association of America Celebration of heritage: Torrance event with guests from Okinawa “Let us set off, to the five continents we will call home.”...
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2017 / Gardena: Annual Bazaar at Okinawa Association of America, Oct. 8

Okinawa Assoication of America OAA Taiko Icon

The Okinawa Association of America will host their Annual Bazaar on Sunday, Oct. 8, from 11 am – 4 pm at the OAA Center, 16500 South Western Ave, Gardena, CA 90247. The Annual Bazaar is the largest fundraiser and the only annual event in Los Angeles area that showcases Okinawan culture, entertainment and food....
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2017 / Okinawa Association: Okinawan Identity & Languages, Sept. 9

Okinawa Association of America presents Okinawan Identity & Languages feat. musician/speaker from Hawaii, Brandon Ing Sept. 9, 2017,  6PM Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute Nisei Veterans Memorial Hall 1964 W. 162nd St., Gardena $5 OAA members, $10 public Based in Oʻahu, Hawaii, Brandon Akio Ing is an instructor of Uchinaaguchi (one of the native...
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2017 / Okinawa Association to hold annual picnic at Whittier Narrows Park, July 16

Okinawa Association 2017 Picnic

Okinawa Association of America Annual Picnic 2017 Sunday, July 16, 2017 11AM – 4PM (opens at 10) Whittier Narrows Park, Area E-1 750 Santa Anita Avenue, South El Monte $6 on-site parking fee (per car)
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2017 / Okinawa Performing Arts Committee to mark 30th Anniversary at Armstrong Theater with dance and music show, May 7

Utayabira Uduyabira 2015

To commemorate 30th anniversary of the Performing Arts Committee (Geino-bu) of the Okinawa Association of America, “Utayabira Wuduyabira” Okinawa music and dance showcase will be held at Armstrong Theatre in Torrance on Sunday, May 7 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $20. Contact the OAA office at oaamensore@gmail.com or (310) 532-1929. The first “Utayabira Wuduyabira”...
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