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2015 / Okinawa Association to host Hawaiian artists’ talk & book signing, July 10

Emily Momohara Laura Kina

The Okinawa Association of America in Gardena hosts an event with painter Laura Kina and photographer Emily Hananko Momohara on Friday, July 10, 8:00 pm, at the OAA Center. They will be promoting their joint exhibition at the Japanese American National Museum titled “Sugar/Islands: Finding Okinawa in Hawai’I” and selling/signing copies of their book....
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2014 / Okinawa Talk / An Iejima-island pastor from Okinawa, Aug. 26 at 7 pm

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Forwarded for Okinawa Association of America Okinawa Association of America presents a talk by Rev. Megumi Enomoto on Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 7 pm at Room 103, Okinawa Association of America building, 16500 South Western Ave, Gardena. Rev. Enomoto spent 20 years in remote island Iejima. The Okinawan phrases “nuchi du takara” (healthy life...
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2014 / Author of new Okinawa guidebook to come to Little Tokyo Library for slide show, May 10

Robert Walker Okinawa guide book

On Saturday, May 10, from 11am – 1pm, Kinokuniya Bookstore and Little Tokyo Branch Library will co-sponsor a slide show presentation and book signing by the author of a new guide book about Okinawa and the Ryukyu Islands. It will be held at: Little Tokyo Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library 203 S....
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2014 / Okinawa slide show & book signing by author of new guide book to Ryukyu Islands, May 4

Okinawa Guide Book by Robert Walker

Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute and Cultural News co-sponsor Okinawa slide show and book signing by an author of a new guide book about Ryukyu Islands including Okinawa on Sunday, May 4 at 1:00 pm at Nisei Veteran Hall in the JCI, Gardena. The book will be available to sell for $20. Cash only....
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2013 / Chogi Higa, Okinawan culture advocate recognized with his commendation by Japanese consul general

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On Nov. 26, 2013, the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles conferredthe Commendation of the Consul General on Mr. Chogi Higa, former Board Chair of Rafu Uwamachi Daini Gakuen Japanese language school, Okinawa Goodwill Ambassador and Okinawan language instructor. The Commendation is designed to confer on individuals or organizations promoting mutual understanding and...
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2013 / Okinawan music / Sanshin concert by performer from Okinawa, July 20

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  Fija Byro Live: pirin paran USA tour 2013 Presented by Okinawa Cultural Association of Texas Date: July 20 (Saturday) 8 pm – 9 pm Location: Gardena Buddhist Church, 1517 West 166th Street, Gardena, CA 90247   Ticket: $15 (Online ticket: fijabyron.eventbrite.com)  The Okinawa Association of America at (310) 532-1929 For more information call...
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2013 / Okinawan dance and Ryukyu ‘opera’ from Okinawa, Feb 9

Okinawa Dance Drama Hagoromo

Ship of the Ryukyu will present “The Legend of Hagoromo: Ryukyu ‘Opera’ & Okinawan Dance Performance” on Saturday, February 9, 3:00 pm at James Armstrong Theater, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503. General admissions are $20. For tickets, call the Okinawa Association of America at (310) 532-1929. “The Legend of Hagoromo” show consist...
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Okinawa Association’s folk music and dance activity to mark 25th annivarsary, June 3

Okinawa Geinobu 2011 Utayabira

The Okinawa Association of America Geinobu Performing Arts Committee is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year at a banquet celebration at the Quiet Cannon, 901 Via San Clemente, Montebello on Sunday, June 3 from 11:30am to 3:00pm. The deadline to purchase tickets to the 25th Anniversary Banquet is Friday, May 25. Tickets are $35...
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Okinawan performing arts to be showcased, May 22, 2:00PM

Okinawa Utayabira

On Sunday, May 22, at 2:00 pm at the James Armstrong Theater in Torrance, the Okinawa Association of America, Inc. (OAA) will put on their biennial program showcasing the unique performing arts of Okinawa. The show’s title, “Utayabira Wuduyabira” is in the Okinawan language meaning, “Let’s sing, let’s dance.” Seventeen groups affiliated with the...
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