On behalf of the Japanese Cultural Society of Maui and the Maui Matsuri Committee, we extend out deepest appreciation to the following businesses, organizations, and individuals for helping to make the 2018 Maui Matsuri a resounding success!

PRESENTED BY

Japanese Cultural Society of Maui

MAJOR SUPPORTERS

  • County of Maui
  • Hawaii Tourism Authority

MAJOR SPONSORS

  • IBEW-Local Union 1186
  • Island Honda
  • Maui Taiko
  • University of Hawaii - Maui College

CATEGORY SPONSORS

  • A&B Properties, Inc.: 150th Gannenmono Celebration
  • Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum: Festival Central
  • Central Pacific Bank: Family Tent
  • Hale Mahaolu: Entertainment Stage
  • HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts/Ace Hardware: Manga & Art Contest
  • HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts: Craft Tent, Joy of Crafting Activity
  • Iwamoto Natto: Eating Contest
  • Kawaii Kon: Cosplay Competition
  • Maui Soda & Ice Works, Ltd.: Beverages
  • Meadow Gold Dairies, Inc.: Kodomo Corner
  • Miyake Concrete Accessories, Inc.: Kick-Off Event
  • Queen Ka’ahumanu Center: Kick-Off Venue
  • Sam Sato, Inc.: Eating Contest
  • Sanrio Ka`ahumanu: Hello Kitty
  • Service Rentals & Supplies, Inc.: Cultural Exhibits
  • TJ’s Warehouse Outlet: Food Zone

PLATINUM SPONSORS

  • Linn Nishikawa & Associates
  • The Maui News

GOLD SPONSORS

  • Hawaii Carpenter’s Union (Local 745 Maui Division)

SILVER SPONSORS

  • Hale Makua Health Services
  • Hashi Car Wash
  • JTB Hawaii, Inc.
  • KPOA 93.5

BRONZE SPONSORS

  • Curtis and Faye Otsuka
  • Fukumoto Engineering, Inc.
  • Maui Beach Hotel
  • Pacific Pipe
  • Paul M. Ueoka, Carlsmith Ball LLC
  • Shore to Shore Realty, Inc.
  • Travel Plaza Transportation, LLC
  • VIP Foodservice/Island Grocery Depot

PASSPORT & SURVEY ACTIVITY

  • Arisumi Brothers, Inc.
  • Ka`anapali Beach Hotel
  • Maui Lani
  • Maui Ocean Center
  • Otomo Engineering, Inc.
  • Takamiya Market
  • Takitani, Agaran & Jorgensen LLP
  • Tasty Crust, Inc.
  • Tokyo Tei Restaurant
  • Wailea Golf Club

ADVERTISERS & DONORS

  • Ace Printing
  • Ameritone Maui
  • Elaine & Milton Yamashita
  • First Hawaiian Bank
  • Friends of Michael Victorino
  • Friends of Kauanoe Batangan
  • Friends of Riki Hokama
  • Friends of Yuki Lei Sugimura
  • Goodfellow Bros., Inc.
  • Japo I. Yokoyama Bldg. Contractors, Inc.
  • Jonathan Clark
  • Laura Purl
  • Lynn Araki Regan
  • Mark A. Rich, State Farm Insurance
  • Maui Blocks, Inc.
  • Maui Electric
  • Maui Fair Alliance
  • Maui Fire Control, Inc.
  • Maui Gold Pineapple
  • Mitchell Fukumoto
  • Minit Stop
  • Munekiyo & Hiraga, Inc.
  • Nisei Veterans Memorial Center
  • PEEKC, LLC
  • Patrick Ing, CPA Inc.
  • Representative Kyle Yamashita
  • Robert & Michele Kawahara
  • Heidi Watanabe
  • Roselani Place
  • Sam Sato’s, Inc.
  • Sister Cities Foundation
  • Sounds Good Audio Services
  • Stephen & Mitzi Yamamura
  • Takamiya Market
  • Tamura’s Fine Wine & Liquors
  • Tokyo Tei Restaurant
  • United Auto Parts, Inc.
  • Yuko Umano
  • Wailuku Dental Group, Inc.
  • Valley Isle Appraisal Co.
  • Wailuku Shingon Mission

MAUI MATSURI COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs: Brian Nagami, Kay Fukumoto, Tokie Ogawa

  • Adrienne Fries
  • April Gragas
  • Asa Ellison
  • Brian Sato
  • Casey Nishikawa
  • Conrado Cortez
  • Daryl Fujiwara
  • Debbie Hisashima
  • Deidre Tegarden
  • Deron Furukawa
  • Devin Roi Parado
  • Diane Wakamatsu
  • Faye Kashiwa Otsuka
  • Gail Ideue
  • Gloria So
  • Jen Sumida
  • Joan Tamashiro
  • Jon Morioka
  • Katherine Patricio
  • Kathy Ohta
  • Kauanoe Batangan
  • Kelsie Kagoshima
  • Kenneth Yamamura
  • Kit Zulueta
  • Krysta Fries
  • Leonard Oka
  • LeRoy Fries
  • Lynn Araki-Regan
  • Michael Silva
  • Mikiko Kimura
  • Nancy Zionkowski
  • Noelani Sugata
  • Priscilla Yamamura
  • Ryan Suzuki
  • Sharon Higa
  • Sharon Westfall
  • Stephanie Ohigashi
  • Tiffany Iida
  • TJ Cordero
  • Tyson Miyake
  • Valerie Matsunaga
  • Yvonne Ladera

ENTERTAINMENT,DEMONSTRATORS & EXHIBITORS

  • Allen Idemoto
  • Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum
  • Christopher Zurcher
  • Dance International Production
  • Diane Nitta
  • Frank De Lima
  • Hālau Hula Kauluokalā
  • Honoka & Azita
  • Japan Consul General Koichi Ito
  • Japanese Consulate
  • Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii
  • Joy Shimabukuro
  • Kathy Collins
  • Kaiwo Maru Cadets
  • Kayoko Newhouse
  • King Kekaulike Jazz Band
  • Koa Akiona
  • Kyle Chew
  • La Galeria
  • Makawao Kendo Club
  • Mark Givensel
  • Maui Buyo Dance Academy
  • Maui Chinese Martial Arts Academy
  • Maui Go Game
  • Maui Izanai Yosakoi Dancers
  • Maui Ki-Aikido
  • Maui Minyo Kai
  • Maui Okinawan Taiko
  • Maui Taiko
  • Mokichi Okada Association (MOA)
  • Nakayama Minyo Kai
  • Reiko Maiwa
  • Kayle Matsushima
  • Nicole Umeno
  • Nisei Veterans Memorial Center
  • Portuguese Chorus
  • Pono Akiona
  • Rissho Kosei-Kai
  • San Francisco Awakko-Ren
  • Shyla Nikaido
  • Stephanie Ohigashi
  • Uluwehi Guerrero
  • Yumi Takedatsu
  • Zenshin Daiko

VENDORS

  • Aloha Botanicals Maui
  • Beads & Things by Kori
  • CAS Crafts & Collectibles
  • Carol Y. Sakai Designs
  • Design Club
  • Faris Kei Designs
  • It’s About Time
  • Japanese Cultural Society of Maui
  • Jene
  • Jenny Liao
  • Kansha Preschool
  • Kahului Hongwanji Mission
  • Maui Fresh Streatery
  • Maui Taiko
  • Only Ono Chinese BBQ
  • Oyako Tei
  • Patricia Huntley
  • Ruth Ancheta
  • Sharleen Asagi
  • Shirley Choy
  • Sumofish
  • Three’s Bar & Grill
  • Uncle Lani’s Poi Mochi
  • Wailuku Hongwanji Mission

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT FROM:

  • Aaron Respico
  • Aesha Respico
  • Albert Patricio
  • Aleana Respico
  • Angel & Lauren Rumbaoa
  • Ann Araki
  • Anna Gragas
  • Helen Chong
  • Keiko Edo
  • Lorie Patricio
  • Ashley DeCastro
  • Jasmine Domingo
  • Baldwin High School Japanese Club
  • Baldwin High Key Club (John Guthrie)
  • Barbara Iida
  • Cynthia Ikeda
  • Lynn Hashizaki
  • Carol Guzman
  • Boy Scout, Maui County Council
  • Boy Scout Troop 40
  • Boy Scout Troop 68
  • Ariana Respico
  • Anu Hoopai
  • Brian Kamai
  • Brian Kasahara
  • Alice Lee
  • Brian McCafferty
  • Lannie Hisashima
  • Harvey Hirano
  • Masayo Kawaguchi
  • Nami Ooki
  • Ilie Ooki
  • Gail Kuba
  • Marlene Rebugio
  • Kirk Kurokawa
  • Brooklyn Johnson
  • Caren Tateishi
  • Carl Duarte
  • Cathy Shimizu
  • Christopher Gallegos
  • Pat Gragas
  • Anna Gragas
  • Sean Ogata
  • Garrett Okamura
  • Chuck Tsang
  • Michael Takemoto
  • David Tamanaha
  • Duane Kim
  • Dwayne Jacintho
  • Efren Ugalino
  • Erin Wade
  • Floyd Miyazono
  • Ian Domingo
  • Imua Family Services
  • Jade Peters
  • June Ono
  • Karen Maeda
  • Esther Mendoza
  • Neil Masuoka
  • David Nakama
  • Jennifer Saito
  • Howard & Jayse Nakao
  • Bill & Linda Shishido
  • Wayne & Dianne Shimizu
  • Kamehameha Japanese Club & National Honor Society (Andy Scott)
  • Joseph Heintz
  • Leslie Maeda
  • Kazuo Yamanoue
  • Keith Regan
  • King Kekaulike Japanese Club (Jan Matsushita)
  • King Kekaulike Key Club (Cindy Kochi Asato)
  • Kirk Kurokawa
  • Kit Zulueta Productions
  • Kyoko Kimura
  • Lahaina Restoration Foundation
  • Lahainaluna Japanese (David Esselbum)
  • Lauren Nakano
  • Lin Watanabe
  • Marc Cabalo
  • Mae Nakahata
  • Ryan Nagoshi
  • Kyeton Littel
  • Shayna Quito
  • Marina Satoafaiga
  • Marlene Rebugio
  • Maui Community Correctional Center
  • Maui County Councilmembers
  • Maui Fire & Public Safety Department
  • Maui Police Department
  • Maui High Key Club (Casey Watanabe)
  • Maui High Japanese Club (Etsuko Nagahama)
  • Maui’s Sons & Daughters of the Nisei Veterans
  • Mayor Alan Arakawa
  • Night Darling
  • Ryan Suzuki
  • Mitchell Suzuki
  • Ray Shimabuku
  • Psychotic Dreamzzz CTC.
  • Poke Hale Grindz
  • The Sign Source, Inc.
  • Strategic Gaming Society
  • Reverend John Hara
  • Reverend George Kitagawa
  • Robert Burton
  • Rory Sato
  • Sarah Begley
  • Sharon Toyama
  • Shelby Sales
  • Sherri Grimes
  • Teens On Call
  • Theo Morrison
  • Tiare Johnson
  • Tim Yamasaki
  • Karen Yamashita
  • Tina Carroll
  • Toni Rojas
  • Traci Giordano Silva
  • Victoria Jacintho
  • Wade Kitagawa
  • Wailuku Shingon Mission
  • Warren Watanabe
  • Christine Wong

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