Court Awards

The 64th Cherry Blossom Festival Queen and Court receive a variety of awards and prizes provided by our generous donors. Awards and prizes are subject to change.

Queen's Awards

Queen's Trophy
Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce

Queen's Sash
Staci Yoshihara, 62nd HJJCC President

Queen's Tiara
Wayne Yagi, 37th HJJCC President

Furisode Kimono
Fujiyasu Kimono Company

Queen's Perpetual Scepter
Japan Airlines

Round Trip Tickets to Japan
Japan Airlines

Hotel and Travel Arrangements in Japan
JTB Hawaii, Inc.

Hosting in Kyoto
Watabe Wedding Corporation

Original Gyotaku Print Custom Framed in Solid Koa Wood
Gyotaku by Naoki

14k Gold Cherry Blossom Emblem Pendant
Obun Hawaii, Inc.

Kobe Pearl Necklace
Junior Chamber International Kobe

Tori Richard Original Design Apparel (Three Pieces)
Tori Richard, Ltd.

Anne Namba Original Design Apparel
Anne Namba Designs, Inc.

50,000 Yen in Travelers Checks for Japan Trip
Dale & Lawton Nakata

Round Trip Tickets to San Francisco for the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival
Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce

Hotel Accommodations in San Francisco for the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival
David Kaneko, 59th HJJCC President & 56th CBF General Chair

Breakfast at the W San Francisco during the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival
Derek Sasano

Round Trip Tickets to Los Angeles for the Nisei Week Japanese Festival
Laurence Omura

Hotel Accommodations in Los Angeles for the Nisei Week Japanese Festival
Brenda Nomura, 54th CBF Co-General Chair & Darren Ota, 61st HJJCC President, 54th Co-General Chair & 60th CBF General Chair

Travel Luggage
Jonathan Murai, 57th HJJCC President & Sonya Kimura, 55th and 58th CBF Co-General Chair

Floral Bouquet at Festival Ball
Watanabe Floral, Inc.

Pair of Sterling Silver Cherry Blossom Earrings
48th Cherry Blossom Court

Court Evening Gown
Tom Kosasa & Mi Kosasa, 24th CBF Queen

Court Business Suit
Reid Chung & Kristen Chung Higashiyama, 57th CBF Princess

Court Attire
Layne and Evelyn Machida

Embroidered Polo Shirt
58th Cherry Blossom Court

Western Evening Gown
Brooke Hasegawa, 53rd CBF Queen


First Princess Awards

First Princess Trophy
Edmund Wong, 42nd HJJCC President

First Princess Sash & Tiara
Robb Taone, 52nd HJJCC President & 53rd CBF Co-General Chair & Sandy Parilla, 53rd CBF Co-General Chair

Hotel and Travel Arrangements in Japan
JTB Hawaii, Inc.

Hosting in Kyoto
Watabe Wedding Corporation

14k Gold Cherry Blossom Emblem Pendant
Obun Hawaii, Inc.

Kobe Pearl Necklace
Junior Chamber International Kobe

Three (3) Tori Richard Original Design Outfits
Tori Richard

Anne Namba Original Design Apparel
Anne Namba Designs, Inc.

$500 Cash Award
Lori Higashi, 61st CBF First Princess & Family

$500 Gift Certificate for Chiropractic Services
Yoza Chiropractic

Breakfast at the W San Francisco during the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival
Derek Sasano

Floral Bouquet at Festival Ball
Watanabe Floral, Inc.

Pair of Sterling Silver Cherry Blossom Earrings
48th Cherry Blossom Court

Court Evening Gown
Tom Kosasa & Mi Kosasa, 24th CBF Queen

Court Business Suit
Reid Chung & Kristen Chung Higashiyama, 57th CBF Princess

Court Attire
Layne and Evelyn Machida

Embroidered Polo Shirt
58th Cherry Blossom Court

Princesses' Awards (3)

Princesses' Trophies
Nippon Golden Network and Oceanic Cable
Japan-America Institute of Management Science
Sharene Urakami, 53rd HJJCC President, 49th CBF Co-General Chair, 50th CBF General Chair & 43rd CBF Princess

Princesses' Sashes
Edmund Wong, 42nd HJJCC President
Steven Kaneko, 55th HJJCC President
Lenny Yajima, 40th CBF General Chair & 34th CBF Queen

Princesses' Tiaras
Eric Nishioka
Wedge Lee
Gina Maeda-Caluya, 57th CBF Princess

Hotel and Travel Arrangements in Japan
JTB Hawaii, Inc.

Hosting in Kyoto
Watabe Wedding Corporation

14k Gold Cherry Blossom Emblem Pendant
Obun Hawaii, Inc.

Kobe Pearl Necklace
Junior Chamber International Kobe

Three (3) Tori Richard Original Design Outfits
Tori Richard

Anne Namba Original Design Apparel
Anne Namba Designs, Inc.

Breakfast at the W San Francisco during the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival
Derek Sasano

Floral Bouquet at Festival Ball
Watanabe Floral, Inc.

Pair of Sterling Silver Cherry Blossom Earrings
48th Cherry Blossom Court

Court Evening Gown
Tom Kosasa & Mi Kosasa, 24th CBF Queen

Court Business Suit
Reid Chung & Kristen Chung Higashiyama, 57th CBF Princess

Court Attire
Layne and Evelyn Machida

Embroidered Polo Shirt
58th Cherry Blossom Court

Miss Popularity's Awards

Miss Popularity Trophy
Lillian Noda Yajima

Miss Popularity Sash
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii

Miss Popularity Tiara
Michael Matsuo, 42nd CBF General Chair

Round Trip Tickets to Japan
Japan Airlines

Hotel and Travel Arrangements in Japan
JTB Hawaii, Inc.

Hosting in Kyoto
Watabe Wedding Corporation

14k Gold Cherry Blossom Emblem Pendant
Obun Hawaii, Inc.

Kobe Pearl Necklace
Junior Chamber International Kobe

Three (3) Tori Richard Original Design Outfits
Tori Richard

Anne Namba Original Design Apparel
Anne Namba Designs, Inc.

Lady's Solar Seiko White and Yellow with Mother of Pearl Dial and 24 Diamond Watch
Margie's Jewelers

Breakfast at the W San Francisco during the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival
Derek Sasano

Floral Bouquet at Festival Ball
Watanabe Floral, Inc.

Pair of Sterling Silver Cherry Blossom Earrings
48th Cherry Blossom Court

Court Evening Gown
Tom Kosasa & Mi Kosasa, 24th CBF Queen

Court Business Suit
Reid Chung & Kristen Chung Higashiyama, 57th CBF Princess

Court Attire
Layne and Evelyn Machida

Embroidered Polo Shirt
58th Cherry Blossom Court

$25 Merchandise Gift Certificate
Kaimuki Dry Goods

Miss Congeniality's Awards

Miss Congeniality Trophy
Corday Feagins, 43rd CBF Miss Congeniality & 57th CBF General Chair

Miss Congeniality Sash
Eryn Kawamoto, 61st CBF Miss Congeniality

Miss Congeniality Tiara
Michael Matsuo, 42nd CBF General Chair

Hotel and Travel Arrangements in Japan
JTB Hawaii, Inc.

Hosting in Kyoto
Watabe Wedding Corporation

14k Gold Cherry Blossom Emblem Pendant
Obun Hawaii, Inc.

Kobe Pearl Necklace
Junior Chamber International Kobe

Three (3) Tori Richard Original Design Outfits
Tori Richard

Anne Namba Original Design Apparel
Anne Namba Designs, Inc.

$500 Gift Certificate for Chiropractic Services
Yoza Chiropractic

Breakfast at the W San Francisco during the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival
Derek Sasano

Floral Bouquet at Festival Ball
Watanabe Floral, Inc.

Pair of Sterling Silver Cherry Blossom Earrings
48th Cherry Blossom Court

Court Evening Gown
Tom Kosasa & Mi Kosasa, 24th CBF Queen

Court Business Suit
Reid Chung & Kristen Chung Higashiyama, 57th CBF Princess

Court Attire
Layne and Evelyn Machida

Embroidered Polo Shirt
58th Cherry Blossom Court

Semi-finalist's awards

Semi-Finalists' Trophies
Russell Iwamura, 45th HJJCC President & 46th CBF General Chair
Kirk Tengan, 49th HJJCC President
Alan Okimoto, 45th CBF General Chair
Devon Nekoba, 54th HJJCC President
Edmund Wong, 42nd HJJCC President
Steven Kaneko, 55th HJJCC President
Nate Gyotoku, 63rd HJJCC President
Kris Miyamoto Esteban, 60th HJJCC President

Floral Bouquet at Festival Ball
Watanabe Floral, Inc.

* A single prize may be awarded in the event of multiple titles.
Note: All awards and prizes are subject to the fulfillment by the sponsor. The Cherry Blossom Festival (CBF) and the Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce (HJJCC) assume no responsibility for the failure of sponsors to fulfill their commitment. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable. CBF and the HJJCC disclaim liabilities for taxes, lost or stolen prizes.