Maui Matsuri 2017
Maui Matsuri as a Japanese festival which started in May 1999. The festival transforms the lawn of the UH Maui College campus into a Japanese village complete with food stalls, craft vendors, entertainment and activities for all ages. This year was the first time the festivals had food trucks, which are very trendy in 2017! It is the only Japanese festival on Maui and it is put together totally by a team of volunteers. Mahalo to our event co-chairs Kay Fukumoto, Yuki Lei Sugimura, and Brian Nagam. I volunteered to help with social media a couple weeks before the event to create a buzz the days leading up. Here are some photos. Looking forward to Maui Matsuri 2018! To see more photos and video go to the Maui Matsuri Facebook Page. Don't forget to like and share our page! If you are interested in volunteering next year, let us know. We could always use more hands on deck.