Matsuri Kauai and Hawaii Aloha Gala Dinner Celebration


Who: Kauai Japanese Cultural Society’s 34th Matsuri Kauai Festival

Where: Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue

When: Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, from 4 to 8:30 p.m.

The 2019 Kauai Japanese Cultural Society’s “Matsuri” is tentatively scheduled to be held from 4 to 8:30 p.m., on Friday, Oct. 18, at Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue. The event is free and open to the public.

The Kokoro Banquet is planned for Saturday, Oct. 19 at Kauai Marriott. Tickets for the event is $60 per person. For tickets, contact  Sandi Kato-Klutke at 651-9106 or Hiroko Kunioka at 335-3219. RSVP by Thursday, Oct.10.

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 applications are now available. Please click here to download.