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HUOA Virtual Craft Fair

We have begun! It’s so nice to be a part of the group again. Please visit the website https://huoa.org/nuuzi/virtualcraftfair.html to see all of the vendors’ crafts and support HUOA!!!


HUOA Virtual Craft Fair

HUOA Virtual Craft Fair

We will be participating in the:
HUOA Virtual Craft Fair
November 15, 2020 - January 15, 2021

Shuri Castle and the songs in its shadow

Shuri Castle and the songs in its shadow

We were happy to hear that Shuri Castle reopened!! Our daughter’s first visit to Okinawa occurred after the fire, so we hope to return again soon! We walked by the castle on our way to a wonderful restaurant. Even though the building were noticeably burnt, they were still beautiful atop a distant hill. Unbeknownst to us, an Okinawan singer / sanshin player would grace our private dining room with wonderful songs that got my mother-in-law dancing out of her seat.  I saw the joy the songs brought to her, as if she was transported back to her youth in Naha....