BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5710@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20180901T000000Z DTEND:20180902T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Mark your calendars for the 36th Annual Okinawan Festival\,&nbs p\; a celebration featuring a plethora of Okinawan cultural traditions\, i ncluding food\, entertainment\, crafts\, and more. Learn about and experie nce Okinawa through dance\, music\, and traditional dress - plus more for the keiki! This is one family event you won't want to miss!\n\nThe Okinawa n Festival grew out of a cultural program initiated and organized by Hui O Laulima\, an Okinawan women's group. Their goal was to share the Okinaw an culture with the public through exhibitions and demonstrations. Hui O Laulima's first &quot\;Cultural Jubilee&quot\; was held at the Ala Moana Hotel in 1971. It was co-sponsored by the United Okinawan Association (si nce renamed the Hawaii United Okinawa Association). Attracting more than 5 0\,000 visitors annually\, the Okinawan Festival has become the premiere annual event of the Hawaii United Okinawa Association. Proceeds from the Festival support the HUOA's mission of preserving\, promoting and sharing the Okinawan culture.\n\nSaturday\, 9/1 - 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.\; bon dance : 5:30-9:30 p.m.\n\nSunday\, 9/2 - 9:00 a.m.-4:00p.m.\n\n<a href="http://w ww.okinawanfestival.com/index.html">Learn more about Okinawan Festival</a> \n\nPhone: (808) 676-5400 SUMMARY:Okinawan Festival URL:/en/events/2018/09/01/okinawan-festival/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR