Schedule of Events


May 12, Sunday

  • 10:00 am to 5 pm – Registration Kohala Room (Sheraton Waikiki 2F)
  • 5:30 pm – Opening Ceremony for Seminar & Exhibits
    Opening Ceremony
    Iemoto Akane Teshigahara will open the 2019 NASS Hawaii with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the entrance of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, located within walking distance from the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel.
  • 6:00 pm – Welcome Luau  Dinner (Cost = $165 per person)
    The Welcome Luau will be held at the historic Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Enjoy an array of island fusion food and dine beachside with Hawaiian style seating. No host cocktails. (OPEN SEATING, NO ASSIGNED SEATS)
    Attire: Hawaiian or Island Casual

May 13, Monday – Workshops and other activities at Sheraton Waikiki

Iemoto Akane Teshigahara Workshops

  • 10:00 am to 1:00 pm – Workshop A-1 Composition Expressing Movement (Cost = $115)
  • 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm – Workshop A-2 Freestyle | Limited to Riji, Komon & 1st grade teacher (Cost = $115)

Master Instructor Misei Ishikawa Workshops

  • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm – Workshop B-1 Using Tropical Leaves (Cost = $95)
  • 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm – Workshop B-2 Composition of Line and Surface (Cost = $95)

Optional Haku Lei Classes

  • 10:00 am to 12:30 pm – Haku Lei Class A (Cost = $40)
  • 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm – Haku Lei Class B (Cost = $40)

Director’s Meeting

  • 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm – Director’s Meeting

May 14, Tuesday Workshops at Sheraton Waikiki

Master Instructor Misei Ishikawa Workshops

  • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm – Workshop B-3 To Be Viewed From All Angles (Cost = $95)
  • 1:30 to 4:30 – Workshop B-4 Flowers Only (Cost = $95)

Optional Haku Lei Classes

  • 10:00 am to 12:30 pm – Haku Lei Class C (Cost = $40)
  • 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm – Haku Lei Class D (Cost = $40)

May 15, Wednesday
Iemoto Akane Teshigahara Demonstration/Performance

  • 12:45 – Bus Transportation to University of Hawai‘i Kennedy Theater (Cost = $25 per person – Round Trip)
  • 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm – Iemoto Akane Teshigahara Demonstration/Performance
    Premium Seats (for Member and 1 Guest) (Cost = $95 per person)
    Regular Seats (for Member and 1 Guest) (Cost = $75 per person)
  • 3:45 – Bus Transportation from Kennedy Theater to Hotel
  • 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Aloha Party (Cost = $135 per person)
    Aloha Party
    The Aloha Party will be held in the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel Ballroom (2F). Prepare to enjoy the Master Chef’s Chinese seven-course dinner. Table layout chart will be available at the Hospitality Room on Tuesday, May 13. Please sign up for the table of your choice. No host cocktails.
    Attire: Cocktail

May 16, Thursday, Sheraton Waikiki

  • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm – Workshop B-5 Master Instructor Misei Ishikawa Improving Your Technique In Suiban – Without Kenzan | Limited to 4th grade teaching diploma and up | Required to Bring Your Own Suiban Vase (Cost = $95)
  • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm – Workshop A-3 Iemoto Akane Teshigahara What Ikebana Can Do Today, Freestyle (Cost = $115)

We have a NASS Hawaii Special Package for Sogetsu Members to celebrate the North American Seminar. (Cost = $390 per member) SOLD OUT
This includes all of the following:

  1. 5/12/2019 Welcome Luau
  2. 5/15/2019 Premium Seat for Iemoto Akane Teshigahara Performance/Demonstration
  3. 5/15/2019 Transportation to/from Kennedy Theater
  4. 5/15/2019 Aloha Party

If You Are Not Registering for the NASS Hawaii Special Package you have the option of registering for the Basic Registration (Ala Carte) for yourself and or your Guest.

Basic Registration:

  • Welcome Luau (Cost = $165 per person)
  • Iemoto Akane Teshigahara Performance/Demonstration
    Premium Seat for Member and 1 Guest (Cost = $95 per person)
    OR

    Regular Seat for Member and 1 Guest (Cost = $75 per person)
  • Transportation to/from the hotel to Kennedy Theatre for Member and 1 Guest (Cost= $25 per person)
  • Aloha Party (Cost = $135 per person)