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  • 63rd Cherry Blossom Festival


    For the first time ever, the 63rd Cherry Blossom Festival will unveil its 13 Queen Contestants at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii's New Year's Ohana Festival.

  • 62nd Cherry Blossom Festival Court


    Queen Sarah Kamida, First Princess and Miss Congeniality Chelsea Okamoto Princess Nicole Ansai, Princess Alyssa Fujihara, Princess Cara Tsutsuse, Miss Popularity Alysha Tanabe

  • Cherry Blossom Festival


    The purpose of the Festival continues to be the perpetuation of Japanese culture, and to enrich the lives of young women of Japanese ancestry.

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You can now find Cherry Blossom Festival on Instagram! Follow @cherryblossomfestivalhawaii for exclusive photos of the 63rd Cherry Blossom Festival Queen and Court.

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63rd Cherry Blossom Festival Upcoming Events

* These appearances are free and open to the public.

Events

Contestant Reception

Golf Tournament

Festival Ball

Perpetuating Japanese Culture and the Lives of Young Women

The Cherry Blossom Festival holds the honor of being one of the longest, continually running ethnic festival in the State of Hawai‘i – originally started in 1953.

While times have evolved, the purpose of the Festival continues to be the perpetuation of Japanese culture, and to enrich the lives of young women of Japanese ancestry.

Over the past 63 years the Festival has touched the lives of many.

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Be the next Cherry Blossom Queen!

To be eligible as a Queen Contestant Candidate, applicants must:

*Have at least 50% Japanese ancestry.
*Be a United States citizen and Hawaii resident.
*Be female by birth.
*Be at least 19 years of age
*Be a high school graduate.

For more information, email cbfhawaii.contestantsearch@gmail.com.