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Tamagusuku Ryu Senju Kai Hawaii
Frances Nakachi Ryubu Dojo

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Tamagusuku Ryu Senju Kai Hawaii Frances Nakachi Ryubu Dojo dancers on stage
Tamagusuku Ryu Senjukai Frances Nakachi Ryubu Dojo (Senju kai Hawaii), was established in 1997 by Frances Nakachi Kuba Sensei to perpetuate and preserve Okinawan music, dance and cultural heritage in Hawaii and internationally.
Born and raised in Okinawa, Frances Nakachi Kuba Sensei began her Ryukyuan dance training at the age of three under the tutelage of Yoshiko Tanita Sensei and Mieko Kinjo Sensei, co-directors of Senju Kai Okinawa. Learn more about Frances Sensei's story.

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Senju Kai Hawaii offers classes for students all ages and skill levels, from children to seniors, basic to advanced to certified, trained dancers. In our classes, students will learn Okinawan dance movements, postures and techniques, and Okinawan and Japanese language and etiquette. All are welcome! View our class catalog to learn more.

Senju Kai Hawaii 20th Anniversary Celebration Recital

Kariyushi Kariyushi

Tamagusuku Ryu Senju Kai Hawaii celebrates its 20th anniversary with a special performance recital at Hawaii Okinawa Center in Waipahu. Doors open at 2:30PM, program begins at 3:00PM.

Mahalo and ippee nihee deebiru for your support all these years~!

Learn more and purchase tickets here.

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Senju Kai Hawaii is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission to preserve and advance Okinawan cultural heritage. Our work is supported by generous sponsors in the community. Ippee deebiru~! Mahalo and thank you!
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