Welcome to Hawaii Sakura Foundation

Cherry Blossoms with Aloha

The purpose of the Hawaii Sakura Foundation is to familiarize Hawai‘i residents with Japanese flowering cherry trees — otherwise known as “sakura” — and to introduce more trees into various locations of Hawai‘i.
Formerly known as the Cherry Alley Committee, the Hawaii Sakura Foundation was approved by the State of Hawai‘i as a nonprofit incorporation on August 31, 2017.

More than 100 years since cherry blossoms were donated to Washington D.C., Japanese cherry blossoms came to Hawaii to enrich friendship and goodwill between Japan and the United States.

Japanese cherry blossoms has bloomed in tropical state Hawaii, which fact reverses the established theory. We, Hawaii Sakura Foundation will continue further activities.

Mystery of Sakura at MOKUYOU GOSANKAI

Mystery of Sakura at MOKUYOU GOSANKAI

On behalf of our Chairman of Hawaii Sakura Foundation, Dr. Tetsuo Koyama, we conducted one hour seminar at  MOKUYOU GOSANKAI  on October 17th, 2019.   The theme of this presentation was “ Mystery of Sakura”. With the visual presentation by using video and pictures, ...

2019 Volcano Golf Club

2019 Volcano Golf Club

On 8th of April,2019,  at the Volcano Golf Course in the Island of Hawaii, 3(three) Hawaii Sakura Foundation board members as well as three(3) Volunteers worked very hard together with boots on the ground and knees in the soil. They  performed timely maintenance on...

2019 Honbushin

2019 Honbushin

November 2016, planted. Every year, the cherry blossoms bloomed since 2017. June 2018, bloomed.