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Hanagurumu, (timeless elegance and sophistication) is a spectacular Ryukyuan Fashion Show with music and dance. Hanagurumu, a unique and much anticipated production of cultural exchange, is presented by Chinen Toshiko Ryuso Bunka Gakuin. This show is the first of its kind to be shown outside of Japan, and will focus on the beauty of Okinawan costumes, textiles and weaving. It will also feature music by National Living Treasures of Japan Choichi Terukina and Kishun Nishie, and dance by Certified National Intangible Cultural Assets in Japan Setsuko Tamagusuku, Yoshiko Tanita, and Mieko Kinjo from Okinawa. National Living Treasure of America, NEA Fellow Lynne Yoshiko Nakasone will be involved, as well as local performers from Hooge Ryu Hana Nuuzi no Kai Nakasone Dance Academy and Tamagusuku Ryu Senjukai Frances Nakachi Ryubu Dojo.
General seating tickets are $45. VIP tickets are $100 for reserved seating and a cocktail reception before the show. Ticket prices include a $3.00 restoration fee to the Hawaii Theatre. There are only 84 VIP seats available so please purchase them early!