Festivals

1st – 9th

10th – 19th

20th – 29th

30th – 39th

40th – 49th

50th – 59th

60th – 67th


Fast Fact

The milestone 40th, 50th and 60th Festivals were chaired by former Cherry Blossom Festival Contestants.

40th: Lenny Yajima (34th) Andrew - the first female CBF General Chair.

50th: Sharene Urakami-Oyama (43rd).

60th: Sydette Nekota (50th) Higuchi.

30th - 39th Festival

39th Festival

1990 - 1991  |  CBF General Chair: Allan Yokoyama  |  HJJCC President: Allan Yokoyama

Lorianne Hiroe
Sharon Kadoyama
Stacy Konishi
Tracie Ann Matoba
Cindy Nakamatsu
Joy Nakamura
Dayle Nishimoto
Colleen Ogimoto
Mindy Oshiro
Laurey Shintani
Joy Suenishi
Christine Tomiyama
Shirley Uegawachi
Renee Wada
Carrie Yokoe

38th Festival

1989 - 1990  |  CBF General Chair: Carlton Saito  |  HJJCC President: Phyllis Yuen

Tamie Amioka
Liane Fukumitsu
Anne Furukawa
Tracie Hirano
Linda Hironaga
Candance Inouye
Cheryl Iwashita
Lorraine Mondo
Lani Sakamoto
Denise Sakamoto
Monica Shigenaga
Sandi Shimabukuro
Ardis Uehara
Lori Yoshiwasa

37th Festival

1988 - 1989  |  CBF General Chair: Earle Oda  |  HJJCC President: Darryl Kam

Lori Matsumura
Cheryl Endo
Shonn Hirota
Colleen Kajikawa
Jean Nishimura
Gail Nakamoto
Sandie Goda
Sheryl Hashimoto
Cindy Higa
Lori Kinoshita
Cathy Mamiya
Lori Muraoka
Heidi Sakai
Linda Sakamoto
Carin Takenouchi
 

36th Festival

1987 - 1988  |  CBF General Chair: Gerald Oyasato  |  HJJCC President: Wayne Yagi

Lisa-Ann Nakano
Lori Shimizu
Sharlyn Masaki
Shari Okamura
Suzette Ono
Lori Ann Harada
Deneen Higuchi
Dahl Iwasaki
Judy Kakazu
Kevynn Matsuoka
Alison Mishima
Shelli Shimomura
Lisa Shitabata
Sandra Yamamoto
 

35th Festival

1986 - 1987  |  CBF General Chair: Terrence Iwamoto  |  HJJCC President: Matthew Miura

Marlene Sato
Kimberly  Inouye
Julie Fukunaga
Robyn Kosaki
Shana Kuratsu
Rene Fujimoto
Merle Fukuda
Lorene Omura
Celeste Oshiro
Esther Sako
Lori Shimomura
Yvonne Takata
Becki Tanji
Sandra Yamamoto
 

34th Festival

1985 - 1986  |  CBF General Chair: Gerald Oyasato  |  HJJCC President: Dale Nakasone

Lenny Yajima
Shawn Nakata
Sandra Fukumoto
Naomi Kinjo
Grace Shinbo
Lisa Nakamura
Joanna Endo
Coleen Fujimoto
Dayle Murakami
Karen Noriye
Pamela Sakamoto
Stacy Uyehara
Michelle Yanaga
Stacey Yoshida
 

33th Festival

1984 - 1985  |  CBF General Chair: Matthew Miura  |  HJJCC President: Thomas Doi

Joanne Hirano
Alva Watanabe
Jill Ishibashi
Carleen Yamagata
Mari Yoshimura
Velvet Agena
Lois Ajifu
Shellie Ishihara
Joni Kashiwai
Eimi Kudo
Jane Matsumoto
Laury Nakama
Franceen Saito
Jaye Sumida
Susan Umetsu
 

32th Festival

1983 - 1984  |  CBF General Chair: Raymond Urabe  |  HJJCC President: Donn Tanaka

Lisa Nakahodo
Candace Ann Ishimoto
Dee Ann Hamasaki
Colleen Izumi
Jill Ann Matsuyoshi
Karen Hirata
Joni Tanji
Clarice Chinen
Ann Fujimoto
Lynne Maeda
Lisa Miura
Rene Shibuya
Deborah Takaoka
Paula Watanabe
Kathy Yamamoto
 

31th Festival

1982 - 1983  |  CBF General Chair: Raymond Ono  |  HJJCC President: Dennis Oshiro

Gayle Koike
Sandra Nakamura
Liane Kushimaejo
Naomi Matsuno
Karleen Shiroma
Mayuri Nakasone
Lori Sodetani
Laura Uyeda
Geal Fukumoto
Stacey Ibara
Carolyn Inouye
Aimee Oyasato
Vera Shigezawa
Cora Watanabe
 

30th Festival

1981 - 1982  |  CBF General Chair: Steve Honda  |  HJJCC President: William Petti

Jody-Lee Ige
Marlene Fujita
Carol Imahiro
Carla Shimabuku
Nina Yonemura
Amy Arakawa
Kris Gyotoku
Valerie Imada
Satomi Kawashige
Sandy Kinoshita
Kelly Nakamatsu
Daphne Nakano
Sandee Lee Omiya
Lynnette Shimono
Denise Yasuda