About us

Our purpose is to promote and perpetuate the Afuso School style of Ryukyu (Okinawan) Classical Music and preserve the uta-sanshin teaching methods of National Living Treasure Grand Master Choichi Terukina Sensei in Hawaii and the greater United States of America.

Mensore  sung in English and Hawaiian - a surprise performance by his students, upon Grand Master Choichi Terukina Sensei’s receipt of the 2016 Hawaii United Okinawa Association Legacy Award

Calendar and Events

> Aiea Classes:  Holiday Break from Dec 11 - classes resume on Tues Jan 8, 2019.
> Kennedy Center, Washington DC Performance Date Set for April 13, 2019
>TOBE! Uta Sanshin in NY Performance Date Set for April 18, 2019!!

NEW!!! VIRTUAL CLASSES FOR ALL STUDIOS

Please contact respective Sensei for the "meeting invite" and details

 

Honolulu Studio

Grant "Masanduu" Murata Sensei

(date and time to be added soon)

Pearl City / Aiea / Maui Studio

Kenton Odo Sensei Tuesday Nights

Intermediate and Advanced Class 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

June Nakama Sensei Thursday Nights

Beginner and Intermediate Class 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

California Studio

Ryan Nakamatsu Sensei

(date and time to be added soon)