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I will be performing with some of my students at this wonderful upcoming hōʻike. Please join us in celebrating a night of Hawaiian music and dance with guest performers from Hawaii! Please contact me for information and tickets. Follow

2017 Kaiana Hula Studio Hōʻike


On June 24, 2017, there will be an opening ceremony of the “Hawaii Nikkei Legacy Photo Exhibition” at the Japan Overseas Migration Museum in Yokohama (near Bashamichi and JR Sakuragicho Stations).  The opening ceremony will be from 13:00~13:45 after which, I will be performing from 14:00~14:30. With numerous photos and artifacts, the exhibition traces the history of Japanese emigrants and […]

Hawaii Nikkei Legacy Exhibition in Yokohama





We performed at the Kaiana Hula Studio 2015 Ho’ike on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 25, 2015 at Hitomi Memorial Hall at Showa Women’s University in Sangejaya, Tokyo. It was our dear friend Yuriko Minaminaka’s Kaiana Hula Studio Ho’ike held every two years for her students. The ho’ike was held from 4 pm to around 7 pm and they did a total of about 35 […]

2015 Kaiana Hula Studio Ho’ike




We performed at the Aloha Yokohama event on Friday afternoon, Aug. 7, 2015 on the indoor stage at the Osambashi International Passenger Terminal Building at Yokohama Port.  Once again, I was so happy and honored to have four Kumu Alaka’i from Kaiana Hula Studio perform with us in front of a very wonderful audience (what a good-size crowd we had!) who were all so […]

Aloha Yokohama 2015 on Aug. 7


Ogo’s will be holding the “Lehula Beauty” Kanikapila: Sean Na’auao New CD Release Tour concert on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at Harumi Passenger Boat Terminal Hall. The show starts at 2:30 pm and I’ll also be performing with my students and the excellent Alakaʻi of Kaiana Hula Studio, who will grace the stage with their beautiful hula. Tickets are ¥5,800, all non-reserved […]

Kanikapila on June 6, 2015