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2016 / Okinawa Assn hosts annual Picnic and Bon Dance July 17

Forwarded for the Okinawa Association of America On Sunday, July 17, 10:30AM ~ 4PM, the Okinawa Association of America  will host its Annual Members Picnic at Whittier Narrows Park in South El Monte. Featuring live entertainment, kids’ games and races, raffle drawings, and Bon dancing, it’s a perfect place for reunions or a Sunday...
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2016 / Okinawa Memorial Day to feature WWII documentary screening, June 18

Forwarded for the Okinawa Association of America Irei-no-Hi event: “Okinawa: The Afterburn” documentary screening English and Japanese subtitles Join us as we commemorate Irei-no-Hi (Okinawa Memorial Day for the lives lost during the Battle of Okinawa in WWII) with a special documentary screening on Saturday, June 18, 1:00pm at the OAA Center. Titled “Okinawa: The...
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2016 / Okinawa lecture to focus on traditions of Lunar New Year, Feb. 6

Okinawa Lunar New Year

Forwarded for the Okinawa Association of America Lunar New Year’s Traditions in Okinawa: Lecture and Performance On Saturday, Feb. 6, 1:00 pm, the Okinawa Association of America in Gardena will host a special event focusing on Lunar New Year’s traditions in Okinawa. A Skype video lecture will be presented by Eric Wada from Hawaii....
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2016 / Okinawa Association’ New Year’s event attracts 600 people, Jan 17

 https://youtu.be/3_f96a6geHg   Okinawa Association to celebrate the New Year, Jan. 17, 11AM – 3:30PM Ring in the new year with Uchinaanchu (Okinawan) spirit! The Okinawa Association of America (OAA) will be hosting their annual New Year’s Party on Sunday, January 17 from 11:00 am – 3:30 pm. Held at the beautiful Quiet Cannon banquet...
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2015 / Okinawa Bazaar will take place Oct. 4 in Gardena

OAA Okinawa Bazaar 2015

On Sunday, Oct. 4, 11 am – 4 pm, the Okinawa Association of America will hold the Annual Bazaar at the OAA Center, 16500 S. Western Ave., Gardena 90247. Parking available in nearby residential areas. Early arrival recommended. Popular food and merchandise items sell out quickly. This is the only annual festival in L.A....
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2015 / Okinawa Association to host annual picnic at South El Monte, July 12

On Sunday, July 12, 11 am ~ 4 pm, the Okinawa Association of America  will host its annual members picnic at Whittier Narrows Park in South El Monte. Featuring live entertainment, games and races, raffle drawings, and Bon dancing, it’s a perfect place for reunions or a Sunday outing with family and friends. Non-members...
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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 / Annual bazaar for Okinawan to bring the community together, Oct. 12

Okinawan Annual Bazaar

  Forwarded for the Okinawa Association of America On Sunday, Oct. 12, the Okinawa Association of America (OAA) will host their Annual Bazaar at the OAA Center, Gardena. This is the only annual event in Southern California that celebrates Okinawan culture, bringing the community together for an afternoon of delicious food and soulful entertainment....
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2014 / Okinawa Association of America 2014 Roster, Jan 19

OAA 2014 New Year Party Icon

The Okinawa Association of America held its New Year’s party on January 19, 2014 at Quiet Cannon event place in Montebello. 550 people participated in the event. 2014 board members, officers and chairpersons were installed in the event: Board of Directors for 2014 Tomiko Akamine, Setsuko Fujimoto, Edward Kamiya, Shingi Kuniyoshi, Yoneko Nakamura, Vicky...
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