This year’s Christmas Party was extra special with my special guest and dear friend, Bryan Tolentino who happened to be in Japan. He was able to attend the party and play for us. What a thrill to play with him and everyone was in awe. His wife also danced for us!! We also had Hokulani Honda’s Tahitian dancers and taiko drummers from […]

Hawaiian Christmas Party 2012

We held our Christmas party a little earlier than usual this year on Nov. 26, 2011 in Sangenjaya, Tokyo. We again had Sadia performing belly dancing as a special guest. And lots of hula dancers. Mahalo everyone for coming!!   Follow

Hawaiian Christmas Party 2011

We held our annual Hawaiian Christmas party at the usual place in Sangenjaya, Tokyo on Dec. 12, 2010. Our special guest was Sadia, a belly dancer!! She was great!! She teaches belly dancing in Tokyo: Follow

Hawaiian Christmas Party 2010

We held our annual Hawaiian Christmas party again at the same place as last year in Sangenjaya, Tokyo on Dec. 13, 2009. We had a few very talented musicians to play for us. Aitor on accordion, the Abe family on piano and violin, and guitar player Masato. Catering by Ogo. Follow

Hawaiian Christmas Party 2009

Once again, we held a ʻukulele workshop and mini concert at the Aloha Yokohama event on July 26, 2009. Our mini concert was on the roof of the Yokohama Osanbashi Pier. This time we had three hula dancers from Kaiana Hula Studio in Tokyo. Thanks everyone for coming! (Photos by Philbert Ono.) Follow

Workshop and performance at Aloha Yokohama Hawaiian Festival 2009

Great Hawaiian music and dance for this year’s Christmas in Sangenjaya, Tokyo on Dec. 6, 2008. We got together with a large group of ʻukulele and hula friends to celebrate the holiday season. Great food by Ogo, door prizes, and Santa Claus. Mahalo everyone for coming! Hope you all have a happy and safe holiday season. Follow

Hawaiian Christmas Party in Sangenjaya 2008

We had the honor to perform at a reception for Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle visiting Tokyo. It was held at the Westin Hotel in Ebisu on June 18, 2007. She was in Japan to promote tourism to Hawaii. We also met Amy Hānaiali‘i who also performed on stage. She is Hawaii Tourism Japan’s official tourism spokesperson and ambassador. A few of […]

Aloha Reception for Governor Lingle in Tokyo