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.

60th - 66th Festival

67th Festival

2018 - 2019  |  CBF General Chair:  Gina Maeda |  HJJCC President: Kristin Alm

Jacqueline Arelliano
Taylor Chee
Michelle Chen
Kallista Hiraoka
Kalei Kagawa
Ariel Lee
Reeann Minatoya
Jaimee Sambrano
Kayla Ueshiro
Katrina Shimomura
Lauren Sugai

66th Festival

2017 - 2018  |  CBF General Chairs: Crystine Ito |  HJJCC President: George Takase

Chelsea Briggs
Melanie Carrie
Kaydi Hashima
Kylie Hisatake
Renni Fay Iwasa
Karly Kanehiro
Colette Masunaga
Shelby Meador
Cindy Nakagawa
Joy Nakahara
Mika Nakashige
Jordie Ocenar
Ariel Stenek
Rhianna Taniguchi
Kristen Yamamoto

65th Festival

2016 - 2017  |  CBF General Chair:  Kristin Alm and Kristine Wada |  HJJCC President: Sydette Higuchi

Jennifer Ezaki
Carly Ishihara
Marcie Kamei
Lori Kim
Jolyne Kurihara
Kirstie Maeshiro-Takiguchi
Nicole Nakamoto
Kaelyn Okuhata
Heather Omori
Michelle Ota
Roxanne Takaesu
Ruth Taketa
Kelly Ann Takiguchi
Lauren Umamoto
Kelli-Ann Wong

64th Festival

2015 - 2016  |  CBF General Chairs:  Kara Iwasaki and Desiree Uyeda |  HJJCC President: Brice Ueda

Lori Anzai
Trisha Asao
Asia Ayabe
Crystal Ishikawa
Ellise Kakazu
Brittney Kawahara
Dylan Lau
Kristi Murakami
Tarynn Nago
Aimee Nelson
Alexis Okihara
Kelly Ono
Rya Sekimoto
Ritsuko Tomari
Amanda Youth

63rd Festival

2014 - 2015  |  CBF General Chairs: Christin Sumida (55th) Lovell and Tiffanie Luke (55th) Masutani  |  HJJCC President: Brian Watase

Rasalei Chinen
Leslie Ching
Casie Fujihana
Emily Goris
Jessica Kaneshiro
Kylie Lucero
Joy Masuda
Heather Miura
Kristen Nakamoto
Celina Quach
Jody Shimabukuro
Kimberly Takata
Kyla Teramoto

62nd Festival

2013 - 2014  |  CBF General Chair: Tiffany Mitani  |  HJJCC President: Neil Kuioka

Nicole Ansai
Nicole Burns
Alyssa Fujihara
Erin Fukaya
Kristin Imose
Kaysha Izumoto
Michaela Kamemoto
Sarah Kamida
Jasmine Nagano
Karen Nakagawa
Chelsea Okamoto
Danica Tamaye
Alysha Tanabe
Cara Tsutsuse
Chelsea Uchihara

61st Festival

2012 - 2013  |  CBF General Chair: Holly Duarte  |  HJJCC President: Nate Gyotoku

 

Stephanie Chiang
Mychal Hatae
Ashley Higa
Lori Higashi
Tiffany Hsu
Crystine Ito
Eryn Kawamoto
Misha Maletta
Leila Mitsunaga
Shanna Nakamura
Kellene Sasano
Whitney Shiroma
Neysa Taba
Chayne Toyama
Hannah Tsunemoto

60th Festival

2011 - 2012  |  CBF General Chair: Sydette Nekota (50th) Higuchi  |  HJJCC President: Staci Yoshihara

Kristin Alm
Carrie Esaki
Tomomi Ida
Edrea Katsunuma
Nicole Kinney
Allison Kunichika
Shiho Matsutaka
Erin Morimoto
Jenna Moriwaki
Teri Nakakura
Erin Shiroma
Heather Smith
Cari Tasoe
Marika Yano Wilson
Mindy Yoneshige