Matsuri Kauai


Who: Kauai Japanese Cultural Society’s 32nd Matsuri Kauai Festival

Where: Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue

When: Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The 2017 Kauai Japanese Cultural Society’s “Matsuri” is scheduled to be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 7, at Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue. The event is free and open to the public.

The festival will showcase different groups of Japanese talents and to perpetuate the Japanese culture on Kauai. Taiko performances and classical Japanese dances will also be featured. Usually a featured performance from Japan is presented at this event along with some hands on activities (i.e. oshibana, origami, oshie), crafts, kimono dressing, tea ceremony, shodo, bonsai, ikebana, etc…

The festival is currently seeking sponsors for this prestigious event. Sponsorship application will be available the early part of 2017. Please check back.