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(left to right) Princess Katy Drennan, Princess Michelle Heckert, Queen Stephanie Doi, First Princess Sydney Kasson, Princess Ashleigh Takemoto; Photo Credit: Mark Shigenaga
First Princess Akiko Jacqueline Bates, Queen Kelly Noelani Eshima, Princess Ashlyn Sumiko Hom; Photo Credit: Mark Shigenaga
Princess Nami Katie Saito, Princess Elena Harumi Nielsen, Princess Stephanie Reiko Gee, First Princess Naomi Leilani Furukawa, Queen Yuki Nishimura
Princess Emiri Sakurai, Queen Nicole Tachiki, First Princess Maya Hernandez (T), Princess Rachel Mika Kawawaki, and Princess Lauren Kieva Matsuno
Princess Kellie Rachel Ouye (T), Princess Sydney Kikue Paderna, Queen Jacquelyn Kimiko Chew (K), 1st Princess Hilary Kiyomi Ego (K), Princess Ayame Yoshizawa, Princess Kelli Keiko Fujinaga
Princess Kona Melissa Kawai, Princess Jan Mitsuko Cash, Princess Kyla Kajioka (T), Queen Samantha Beth Tsukiji, 1st Princess Marisa Mari Sum, Princess Breana Mayumi Inoshita, Princess Nicole Kiyomi Harada
Princess Taylor Keiko-Lehua Davis (T), 1st Princess Nina Marie Myers, Queen Kelli Asako Sum, Princess Karine Brenda Worley
Princess Alessandra Mieko Dameshghi, Princess Kristin Matsumoto, 1st Princess Alison Nishiyama (T), Princess Saaya Sakurai, Queen Kyle Tana
Princess Kimberly Miya Sasaki, 1st Princess Jamie Sachiko Martyn, Princess Michiko Marie Maggi, Queen Kelly Yuka Walton, Princess Tiffany Sieu Okimura (T)(K)
Princess Manami Kidera, Princess Chihiro Hirai, Princess Miki Fukai (T), 1st Princess Megumi Yoshida, Queen Asaki Osato
2011 Cherry Blossom Court 1st Princess Tamiko Escalante, Princess Richelle Chiemi Farley, Queen Jeddie Narumi Kawahatsu, Princess Lauren Sachi Kawawaki (T), Princess Kaori Saito
Princess Corey Yasuye Fujioka (T), Queen Arisa Hiroi (K), First Princess Ashley Kiyoko Nakatani, Princess Jennifer Kiyomi Tanaka (K), Princess Ayae Yamamoto
Princess Margaret Cheney, Princess Stephanie Masako Hata First Princess Sarah Naomi Kasuga, Princess Mari Masuko, Queen Eri Tagaya (T), Princess Yurika Vu
Princess Midori Eileen Iwata (K), Queen Alicia Kagawa, Princess Asuka Anne Nagase, First Princess Miwa Natsuki, Princess Rie Mary Watanabe (T)
Princess Sarah Kumiko Fedaie (T), Princess Martha Tomiko Hayakawa (K), Princess Megumi Jennifer Kaminaga, Princess Mariko Kobayashi, First Princess Haseena Ashina Mohabbat, Queen Sawako Sonoyam
Princess Jun Saito Aita (T), Princess Lisa Michiko Flynn, Queen Emily Yukiko Leach, First Princess Lindsay Mariko Nakano, Princess Lauren Elisabeth Watanabe, Princess Maxine Tomomi Yokosuka
Princess Lauren Sachiko Kawabata (T)(K), Princess Chiyo Miyai, Queen Sarah Sasaki, Princess Suzanne Sasaki
Princess Kristina Boyd (T), Queen Aimee Eng, First Princess Lorin Kagehiro (K), Princess Katie Okamoto, Princess Jessica Takeuchi
*The Cherry Blossom Queen Pageant officially changed it’s name to the Cherry Blossom Queen Program this year.
Queen Penny Honda (T), First Princess Lori Kohara (K), Princess Aileen Oka, Princess Erin Todoki (K), Princess Stacy Tsukayama
Princess Sophia Yuki Cizmarik, Princess Rie Inomata, First Princess Akiko Krystina Nishino, Queen Stephanie Kiyomi Sato (T)(K), Princess Cynthia Michelle Tanaka
*Miss Tomodachi (or Miss Congeniality) title is retired this year. In its place the Tomodachi Award is established. Tomodachi Recipient is marked with a (T) for subsequent years
Princess Yuri Arthur, Princess Michelle Castell, Princess & Miss Tomodachi Dina Iwamura, First Princess Heidi Tanakatsubo (K), Queen Emi Yoshioka
*A second donation of kimonos (seen below) were donated to the Cherry Blossom Queen Pageant in commemoration of the new millennium by Madame Shintaku of Ginza
Princess Miki Akiyama (K), Princess Crystal Fillion,First Princess & Miss Tomodachi Sachiko Iwata, Queen Amy Kimura, Princess Noreen Yoshida *The Klara Ma Women’s Leadership & Service Award is established at the end of this Court year. Award recipients are marked with an (K).
Queen Kelly Shintani, First Princess Amy Sujishi, Princess Melody Tachibana, Princess Nobuko Watanabe, Princess Tamiko Wong, Princess Cherilyn Nehira
Princess Michelle Chu, First Princess Deirdre Howard, Princess Jamie Narva, Princess Izumi Tanaka, Queen Misa Terahira
Princess Kristen Higaki, Princess Marci Matsushita, Queen Cindy Sakai, Princess Hitomi Sakano, Princess and Miss Tomodachi Karen Waldmann, First Princess Kristie Yasunari
Princess Magdalene Midori Ane Gabel, Princess & Miss Tomodachi Kiyomi Erica Arai, First Pricness Linda Naomi Cox, Princess Sarina Hasegawa, Queen Jill Sugita Princess Lina Yonemitsu
Princess Cara Mia Kubik, Queen & Miss Tomodachi Melanie Mito, Princess Corrine Nagata, Princess Naomi Quinones, First Princess Michika Shimabe, Princess Jamie Tamura, Princess Jessica Takehara
*The Cherry Blossom Queen Pageant officially changes the requirement to accept Queen Candidates who are 50% Japanese ancestry.
1994 Court 1st Princess Holly Uyemoto, Princess Julia Vanessa Reed, Queen Cynthia Reiko Mar, Princess & Miss Tomodachi Lisa Kobialka, Princess Christie Chie Kan, Princess Michelle Ann DeRego, Princess Yukie Fujimoto
Lori Kaye Honda, First Princess Kirstin Furuichi, Princess Alison Midori Takamoto, Princess & Miss Tomodachi Pamela Mori Tomimoto, Queen Maria Kristina Takamoto
Princess Lisa Delucchi, Princess & Miss Tomodachi Kirstina Hamada, Princess Shoshana Kanzaki, Princess Christina Nakata, Princess Stacy Nii, Princess Minako Ohara, Queen Gail Ideno, Princess Amy Yamashiro, Princess Saori Yang, First Princess Sherilyn Chew
Queen Dina Harada, Princess Niko Hartley, First Princess Stacy Yasukochi, Princess Marici Yuli Phillips, Princess & Miss Tomodachi Margaret Race
Queen Kana Enomoto, Princess Shizuka Jennifer Grobe, First Princess Cara Kimiko Masuda, Princess Jamie Mieko Murakami, Princess Stephanie MIyoshi Nishikawa, Princess Miyako Otsuka, Princess & Miss Tomodachi Lisa Midori Patrizio, Princess Mina Melinda Reimer, Princess Lora Tsurue Abe
Miss Japantown (1st Princess) Mari Kristen Iwanaga, Princess Miki Katsuyama, Princess Julie Tamiko Matsumoto, Princess Nadine Valeri Nanbu, Miss Cherry Blossom (Queen) Keiko Mona Shanti Steimetz, Princess Sonja Sarah Yorioka
Princess Kimiko Endow, Princess Tamiko Endow, First Princess Yuki Hata, Princess Janic Itsuko Higa, Princess Suzanne Mino Koga, Queen Joy Minaai, Princess Julie Akiyo Nomura, Princess & Miss Tomodachi Deborah Shimizu
Princess Carolyn Mayumi Davidson, Princess & Miss Tomodachi Sharon Ann DeRego, Princess Stefanie Risa Kogoma, Queen Laura Yukiye Mizota, First Princess Nancy Marie Nawata, Princess Erika Lisa Shmidt-Peterson, Princess Janet Kaoru Tagawa, Princess Janelle Masae Umemoto
Princess & Miss Tomodachi Sandra Masami Hirano, Pricness Jane Holybee, Princess Annette Mark, Princess Erin McCormik, Princess Janet Morita, Princess Jennie Tsuekawa, First Princess Lisa Fukushima, Princess Arisa Ziomek
Princess Naomi May Coulter, First Princess Lori Eiko Eitoku, Princess Kelly Nobu Kawakami, Princess Mabelle Soko Kuroda, Queen Susan Kyoko Nakamura, Princess Bernadette Louise Nakao, Princess Denise Yuki Oki, Princess & Miss Congeniality Donna Mari Otis, Princess Karen Mitsu Okazaki
First Princess Shari Lyn Fujii, Queen Lisa Sanaye Inouye, Princess Elizabeth Ann Itakura, Princess Mari Kawaguchi, Princess Mari Kobara, Princess Heidi Nonomura, Princess Sandra Akiko Obayashi, Princess Cheryl Lynne Sagara, Princess & Miss Congeniality Caron Luana Uejo, Princess Linda Tatsuyo Uno
*The relationships for Sister City exchanges between San Francisco and Los Angeles’ Nisei Week begin this year.
Princess Joen Eshima, Princess & Miss Congeniality Tami Lynn Honda, Princess Gayle Chiemi Inouye, First Princess Barbara Mechling, Princess Karen Babette Moriguchi, Princess Tammy Lalany Niitsuma, Princess Jackie Aiko Okamura, Queen Rene Shimada
Princess Roberta June Compton, Princess Beverly King, Queen Linda Mihara, Princess Naomi Marie Phelps, Miss Congeniality Christine Yuri Smith, Princess Donna Sterling, Princess Lila Naomi Tsuda, First Princess Donna Jean Uijta
Princess Laura Hokimoto, Princess & Miss Congeniality Janita Ijima, Princess Sanaye Lynne Ishida, Princess Lynda Otani, Princess Lisa Kyoko Shigematsu, First Princess Arita Shikashio, Queen Jennifer Toriumi, Princess Barbara Susan Wada, Princess Melanie Yume
Queen Karen Michiko Asano, Princess Marsha Emi Asano, Princess Lois Jean Broadway, Princess Denise Merry Fujikawa, Princess Karen Rui-Kikuye Kinoshita, Princess Carol Ann Koyama, Princess Claire Harumi Ogata, Princess Michelle Rene Tsutsui,, Princess Harriet Platt Ukai, Princess Tracey Lee Yamamoto, Princess Jill Naomi Yokoyama
Princess Patricia Baquiran, Princess Eydie Ehara, Princess Katherine Hayashi, Princess Lorraine Murakami, Princess Jodeen Nakashima, Princess Pamela Robinson, Princess Liejan Tokushige, Queen Shirley Torp
Princess Barbara Keiko Bradley, Princess Cathleen Hanako, Princess Mary Ann Kazue, Queen Naomi Kato, Princess Jennifer Yuriko McMahan, Princess Susan Shinagawa
Princess Caroline Yone Barby, Princess Christine Aiko Coleman, Princess Grace Fukuda, Princess Linda Keiko Iwase, Princess Linda Keiko Iwase, First Princess Janet Miyo Kato, Princess Susan Kazuko, Princess Sue Nanano, Princess Dora Chiye Oiwa, Queen Anana Suehisa, Princess Patricia Naomi Sugano, Princess Pansy Sumire
Princess Deborah Lynn Barker, Queen Patricia Jean Dobashi, Princess Mitzi Lynne Ikeda, Princess Patricia Iseke, Princess Celeste Tokio Ishida, Princess Diane Katsuko Onizuka
First Princess Lexie Iku Endo, Queen Majorie Fujiki, Princess Elaine Akemi Kato, Princess & Miss Congeniality Machiko Mitzie Kimura, Princess Joyce Kimie Kutata, Princess Diane Lynda Ogami, Princess Yoko Tashiro *Madame Shintaku of Ginza, donated several kimonos to the San Francisco Cherry Blossom Queen Pageant this year.
Princess Joyce Yukiye Endo, Princess Lou Ann Harada, Princess Pegg Sue Hiraoka, Princess Linda Michiko Inouye, First Princess Margaret Masase, Princess Julie Yumiko Saiki, Princess Bonnie Rei Sakai, Princess Mitsue Susukita, Queen Rhoda Umano, Princess Jean Akemi Yamagishi *The first kimono donated by Fujiyasu Kimono Company. Mr. Ato was received by the San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival and presented to the Cherry Blossom Queen Pageant’s chosen representative.
Princess Kathleen Ann Abe, Queen Sharon Hagiya, Princess Janet Junko Horio, First Princess Audrey Joan Nakamura, Princess Diane Miyeko Nakamura, Princess Cherry Sakurako, Princess Karen Shigezumi
Princess Mary Ann Eiko Hattori, Princess Vivian Kimoto, Princess Teresa Marie Muraoka, Queen Kaoru Nancy Matsumoto, Princess Kyoko Shishido, Princess Joanne Takeuchi, Princess Sharon Yori
Princess Katherine Ishida, Princess Sara Kinoshita, Queen Suzu Matsuno, Princess Miyako Noriji, Princess Barbara Chiemi Tamura, Princess Kathelyne Yoshioka
Princess Maki Aseda, Princess Barbara Imoto, Princess Carol Matsuo, Second Princess JoAnn Miyamoto, Princess Joyce Satow, Princess Betty Taketa, Princess Carol Uchiyama, First Princess Mayumi Yamamoto, Queen Sharon Kimoto, Princess Cheryl Yoshimura
1968 Court – 1st Annual Festival
Princess Mayumi Doioka, Queen Terry Iwasaki, Princess Jeanne Kubota, Princess Shirley Matsuhiro, Princess Diane Nakamitsu, Princess Pamela Nunotani, Princess Miyo Ota, Princess Karyn Sakamoto, Princess Kibo Someya, Princess Susan Yamamoto