A sincere mahalo to the numerous organizations, businesses and individuals who help to make the Festival a success. The Festival would not be possible without their generosity, dedication and hard work.
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 61 years the Festival has touched the lives of many.
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 email@example.com.