Congratulations to the 2022 Court!

2022 Court
2022 Court from left to right: Queen Stephanie Misa Doi, First Princess Sydney Matsuko Kasson, Princess Katy Akiko Drennan, Princess Michelle Chieko Catherine Heckert, Princess Ashleigh Suzu Takemoto; Photo Credit: Mark Shigenaga

Mission Statement:

The Festival’s Queen Program develops young women of Japanese descent to become future community leaders who will preserve and continue traditions and bring forth new ideas. We value maturity, integrity, sincerity, honesty, loyalty, commitment and diligence and are dedicated to the mentoring and development of these young women. Through outreach and hands-on presence at community events we can further the relationship with our community.