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2023 Annual 21st Maui Matsuri Festival Event (Obon Dance, Craft & Food Booths, Crafts, Exhibits, Food Trucks...)NEW

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2023 Annual 21st Maui Matsuri Festival Event (Obon Dance, Craft & Food Booths, Crafts, Exhibits, Food Trucks...)
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Date: Saturday, 27 May, 2023       Time: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Hawaiʻi Maui College
310 W Kaahumanu Ave
Kahului, HI 96732
(808) 984-3500
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Map of University of Hawaiʻi Maui College, 310 W Kaahumanu Ave

Maui Matsuri started as a Japanese festival on Market Street in Wailuku Maui in May 1999. It is the only Japanese festival on Maui and it is put together totally by a team of volunteers.

Festival Date
May 27, 2023, Saturday

Festival Time
3 pm - 9 pm

Festival offering free entertainment, craft and food booths, food trucks, contests and giveaways, kid’s craft activities, exhibits, and a community obon dance.

3:00 Welcome
3:05 Maui Okinawan Taiko (Drumming)
3:30 Taiko Center of the Pacific (Lion Dance)
3:40 Mayor's Message, Business Award
4:00 Taiko Center of the Pacific (Drumming)
4:15 Sam Sato Saimin Eating Contest
4:30 Shore to Shore Realty, Inc. Natto Eating Contest
4:45 Maui Taiko (Drumming)
5:10 Mitsune Kendo Dojo
5:20 Zenshin Daiko (Drumming)
5:45 Taiko Center of the Pacific (Lion Dance)
5:55 Maui Buyo Academy (Classical Dancing)
6:05 Taiko Center of the Pacific (Drumming)
6:20 Cosplay Contest
6:40 Maui Dance Klub
6:50 Passport Winner Announcements
6:55 Nakayama Minyo Kai (Folk Dancing)
7:00 Maui Dance Klub
7:05 Maui Minyo Kai (Folk Dancing)
7:25 Remembrance Blessing/Prayer
7:30 Obon Festival (everyone encouraged to dance) presented by Maui Taiko, Maui Minyo Kai, Nakayama Minyo Kai


Saturday, 27 May, 2023

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Phone: (808) 213-0711

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