Category: Events

‘UTA-SANSHIN & UDUI” – a free performance on Jan. 25, 11am @ UH West Community College

This is an in-person event at UH West Oʻahu’s Library (B-Building). Directions to campus can be found below; parking is free. Please take the following purple route – annotated as if you were walking from the parking lot – to access our facility. This is a link to the non-annotated map. Note: we are the building with the beacon designed by Carol Bennett.  The workshop […]

October-November Calendar of Events

Oct. 24 – Nov. 5 –GAKUMUN (study tour) to OkinawaIntimate visit to Uchinaa conducted by Ukwanshin Kabudan directors  Eric Wada and Norman Kaneshiro[2023 and 2024 tours are sold out] Friday, Nov. 10  –NUFANI, Okinawan dance workshop3:00 – 5:00 pmWindward Community College, Hale Pālanakila free, open to the public, no registration necessaryInstructor:  Eric Wada Monday, Nov. 13 –SHIMAKUTUBA – Uchinaaguchi  Study Session []Instructor: Brandon Ufugusuku Ing […]

FRONTLINE OKINAWA – an Ukwanshin Kabudan Special Presentation

FRONTLINE OKINAWA – an Ukwanshin Kabudan Special PresentationTuesday, July 11, 2023 @ 6:30 pm (Hawaii time) We will have the privilege of visiting with Keiko Yonaha when she disembarks on our shores during an around-the-world voyage on the Peace Boat.  Please join us in-person at Jikoen Hongwanji or Zoom online [] for a stimulating conversation with Keiko Yonaha.

Kajitui – Pulling Forward

Ukwanshin Kabudan is pleased to announce that our upcoming 9th annual Loochoo Identity Summit will be held on March 17, 18, and 19th and returning to Windward Community College in beautiful Kaneohe. The theme for this year’s Summit is Kajitui: Pulling Forward. Ukwanshin Kabudan is an independent non-profit 501(c)3 organization based in Honolulu, Hawaii. It […]

Sacred Bones – Bringing Our Ancestors Home

A coalition of local concerned organizations will be hosting two important community forums to inform the public of efforts to return ancestral remains to their homeland. Experts in the field of repatriation will present their findings and discuss prospects to recover our cherished ‘sacred bones.’ Both of these events are free and open to the […]