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2018/09/29 Hawaii Kamuro Club

2018/07/01 Kansai Kamuro Party

2018/06/03 Tokyo Kamuro Party

2018/5/20 Hiroshima Kamuro Party

message from presidents of Kamuro party

Hakuseiji temple

Sizuo Niiyama 

to be the key of the link

Sizuo Niiyama chief priest [2011/08/05]

in "Kamuro" journal there are many records of early people who spined out from Kamuro to other places in Japan and overseas.

New essay and articles (1/2)

Yoshihiro Fujiwara

World of Nobuyuki Tsujii

Yoshihiro Fujiwara [2019/02/25]

I enjoyed Nobuyuki Tsujii concert at Tokyo Art Theater in Ikebukuto.

Masato Katsuyama 

Hikoshichi IV, one of the founders of fish preserves

Masato Katsuyama [2019/02/15]

The pole-and-line fishing had been introduced from Do-noura, Awa (Tokushima), into Okikamuro in Jo-kyo 3rd (1686).

Masato Katsuyama 

Yosobei Tomozawa, a master carpenter in Tononyu

Masato Katsuyama [2019/02/03]

there is a description about Yosobei Tomozawa, an official carpenter of Iyo-Matsuyama clan who emigrated from Okikamuro to Tononyu,

Masato Katsuyama 

So-etsu II Aoki, a key person for the Okikamuro Tomozawa Family

Masato Katsuyama [2018/12/15]

Thus, So-etsu II Aoki was “a key person for the Okikamuro Tomozawa Family” who passed down his blood back to the Okikamuro Tomozawa Family and handed down the family line of Tomozawa to Isuke and me via the family of Gensuke Noguchi.

Masato Katsuyama 

The personal history of So-etsu II Aoki and his aspiration to be a medical doctor

Masato Katsuyama [2018/11/15]

it was a great surprise for me to find that one of my distant ancestors who was born in Okikamuro came to Kyoto to study medical and pharmaceutical sciences.

Masato Katsuyama 

Close relationship between Okikamuro Tomozawa Family and Agenosho Aoki Family

Masato Katsuyama [2018/10/28]

As I reported previously, Moto Tomozawa, the wife of Hikoshichi VIII, was originally from the family of So-etsu Aoki, a medical doctor in Agenosho.


2018-2019Schedule for 'Enjoy Classic' class 

Junzo Ohama [2018/11/02]

I wish to express my heartfelt sympathy to everyone living in Oshima who suffered inconvenience of poor supply of drinking water by the sudden damage of 'Oshima Big Bridge'.

Sizuo Niiyama 

The ring of support is getting bigger

Sizuo Niiyama chief priest [2018/10/28]

Several days ago, Mr.Masahito Yamada in Hiroshima sent to us large amount of water, cup noodle, bread, packed food at 24th. Then today, he brought huge amount of supports to us.

Masato Katsuyama 

Agenosho medical doctor Aoki Family, the origin of the wife of Hikoshichi VIII, Moto

Masato Katsuyama [2018/10/08]

Gentoh was the father of Shusuke and Kenzo, the famous medical doctors practiced Western medicine in late Edo period.


NHK documentary presentation

Marie Otani [2018/10/10]

On July 28, we showed the Japanese version of the two part NHK documentary on Japanese-Americans in Hawaii.

Yoshihiro Fujiwara

Celebration meeting of age 80

Yoshihiro Fujiwara [2018/09/27]

121 students graduated from the junior high school in Showa 29th (1974) and all become 80 years old in this year.


Photo of 1930 Hawaii Okikamurojinkai Picnic in Waikiki

Marie Otani [2018/9/28]

I was able to make a stitched digital photo camera.


The unexpected death of Bishop Narashiba

Marie Otani [2018/9/28]

The unexpected death of Bishop Narashiba was shocking. He was so important to the revival of the Hawaii Kamurokai.

Masato Katsuyama 

Shoya from Tomozawa Family

Masato Katsuyama [2018/09/21]

It was Tempo 2nd (1831) when Hikoshichi VIII took office as Shoya (Village chief) of Okikamuro for the first time from Tomozawa Family.

Masatomo Yagi

Kamuro Family Tree Project

Masatomo Yagi [2018/9/17]

Let’s make Kamuro Family Tree database by registering own family tree with Family Tree(FT) software.

Masato Katsuyama 

Kyuhachi Ninomiya and the fishery in Okikamuro in early Meiji period

Masato Katsuyama [2018/09/10]

a dispute arose around Meiji 11th (1878) about inshore fishing rights of Okikamuro.

Masato Katsuyama 

My great grandfather Isuke and his real father Heihachi

Masato Katsuyama [2018/08/27]

My great grandfather Isuke Tomozawa was born in 1873 as the second son of Heihachi Noguchi, a resident of Tononyu.

Akio Otani 

I saw pictures of Tokyo Kamuro Party

Akio Otani [2018/7/01]

Before Oshima bridge has been built,we had to use ship ‘Boyo ship' to offshore of okikamuro from ‘Yanai port’


Okikamuro from motor glider (Kusatsu Japan Co.)

Hiro Nishimura [2018/07/01]

Okikamuro island photo by Kusatsu Jpanan. Photo from this altitude can be only taken from motor glider.


Hawaii gannenmono documentary on NHK World-Japan

Marie Otani [2018/6/28]

they have made an English-subtitled version and it will be shown on the NHK World-Japan channel! Luckily, this channel is available on their Website as well! This means people around the world can watch the program!

Yoshihiro Fujiwara

Bamboo shoot

Yoshihiro Fujiwara [2018/04/26]

My mandarin orange field is occupied by Moso bamboo for long time.


NHK interview

Marie Otani [2018/4/3]

NHK BS premium 'Shin Nihon kiko' April 6th and 13th (9:00 thru 10:00PM). Please watch this program.

Masato Katsuyama 

I found the name of my great grandfather on Bocho (Yamaguchi) Who’s Who

Masato Katsuyama [2018/01/28]

I have recently known that names of Oshima People listed on the Bocho (Yamaguchi) Who’s Who in Meiji 34th


Opened Tokyo branch office

Masahito Yamada [2017/10/28]

I opened Tokyo branch office at beginning of this month.

Akio Otani 

Okikamuro my home island.

Akio Otani [2017/10/13]

At September of 1943, I came back to Japan to take a final examination of ‘army boys aircraft soldier’ with my father from Pyongyang in North Korea where we lived.

Masato Katsuyama 

About Okikamuro Tomozawa family(Part6)

Masato Katsuyama [2017/09/18]

The home island of Tomozawa Family, Okikamuro.

Yoshihiro Fujiwara


Yoshihiro Fujiwara [2017/08/31]

About 10 years before, one cockroach showed in my house at first time.

Hiroshi Otani 

Okikamuro 2nd generation in Hokkaido

Hiroshi Otani [2017/8/29]

Mr. Matsujiro Otani is my grandfather (Senichi Otani)’s brother and he as uncle in Hawaii is admired by all relatives.

Masato Katsuyama 

About Okikamuro Tomozawa family(Part5)

Masato Katsuyama [2017/08/14]

The 10th generation head of the Okikamuro Tomozawa Family, Isuke ... Heihachi Noguchi, the real father of Isuke, was a resident of Tononyu.

Masato Katsuyama 

About Okikamuro Tomozawa family(Part4)

Masato Katsuyama [2017/07/26]

The 9th generation head of Okikamuro Tomozawa Family, Kyuhachi Ninomiya ...The Ninomiya Family into which Kyuhachi was adopted was a descendant of an illegitimate son of a Mohri lord

Masato Katsuyama 

About Okikamuro Tomozawa family(Part3)

Masato Katsuyama [2017/07/16]

The head of Okikamuro Tomozawa Family, ‘Hikoshichi’ ...the matter of money on reconstruction of the main building lead to the resignation of the chief priest and Shoya (Village chief) after the completion.

Masato Katsuyama 

About Okikamuro Tomozawa family(Part2)

Masato Katsuyama [2017/07/12]

According to UkaShima Opening Story in Gon-ichi Ishizaki Document, he was involved in the development of UkaShima, one of small islands surrounding Suoh-Oshima,

Masato Katsuyama 

About Okikamuro Tomozawa family(Part1)

Masato Katsuyama [2017/06/25]

Originator of Tomozawa family Soemon Tokuaki is eldest son of Second generation of Okikamuro Shoya(Village chief) Ishizaki Kanzaemon Munemasa.


2017/3/18 Joined Hawaii Kamuro Club meeting with wife.

Masahito Yamada [2017/03/18]

I have attended as representative of Japan Kamuro party with my wife to the annual meeting of Hawaii Kamuro Club.

Alan Aoki 

Roots of Aoki family by Alan Aoki - 4th Generation from Kamuro Island

Alan Aoki [2017/03/13]

My great-grandfather Kikumatsu Aoki emigrated to Hawaii as a Government contract laborer on May 29, 1891 on the Steamship “Yamashiro-Maru”.

Yoshihiro Fujiwara

Tax payment to home town

Yoshihiro Fujiwara [2017/01/05]

However, I haven’t done anything to the environments which is my home town where I grew up.


1.Study Music?   2.2016 'Enjoy Classic' NHK Culture Center Yokohama Landmark class

Junzo Ohama [2016/09/03]

many poeple say 'I don't know music well but I like music.'


Battle of four borders

Shoji Matsumoto [2016/06/26]

It’s interesting. ‘Battle of four borders’ video has been published in Youtube.

Yoshihiro Fujiwara

The battle with weeds

Yoshihiro Fujiwara [2016/06/13]

The weeds ...  It may be a suggestion to me to return for my parents’ home.

Masatomo Yagi

Akiyo Yagi

Masatomo Yagi [2016/05/31]

My mother Akiyo Yagi passed away at May 26th 2016 00:01 Inzaisogo hospital age 97.


2016 visited Okikamuro

Teruo Shirogane [2016/05/05]<

I have spent time in Kamuro at so called golden holiday week in this May after a while of suspension.


Visiting Hawaii 2016

Masahito Yamada [2016/02/02]

Actually I'm going to visit Hawaii from 29th of this month with my wife, cousin's couple and their children as 6 people group.

Yoshihiro Fujiwara

Leak from hot and cold water mixing faucet

Yoshihiro Fujiwara [2015/11/23]

H/C water mixing faucet with shower in my bath room started to leak very little amount of water which is negligible.

Stacey Hayashi

Hawaii International Movie Festival

Masatomo Yagi [2015/10/29]

Stacey Hayashi produced Movies are screened in Hawaii International Movie Festival


Kamuro Seaside Museum

Takashi Yanagihara [2015/09/03]

many ancestors went traveled out to the world with challenge spirits. I respect their courageous activities.


1.BonDance song and drum   2.'Enjoy Classic' NHK Culture Center Yokohama Landmark class

Junzo Ohama [2015/08/21]

actural performance of Shitata,Nagasaki,Nishikata in Suho-Oshima (For inheritance, preservation, and development)


attended to Kansai Kamuro Party meeting at 5th July

Masahito Yamada [2015/7/15]

All the Kamuro parties' meeting in Japan has been finished for this year. This is my suggestion. Why don't we meet some other time in this year.


attended to Tokyo Kamuro Party meeting at 7th June

Masahito Yamada [2015/6/9]

I and my wife are very happy to join it. We are looking forward to attend the party.

About Mr. Akira Otani

Teruo Shirogane [2015/06/17]

I recalled old time after reading Ms. Stacey Hayashi’s report which is telling about Mr. Akira Otani.

Teruo Shirogane 

About Matsujiro Otani

Teruo Shirogane [2015/03/18]

1) He is the most successful man from Okikamuro throughout domestic and overseas.

Stacey Hayashi

Manga about 442nd Regimental Combat Team

Stacey Hayashi [2015/6/6]

I wrote a manga about the 100th Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat Team.

nathan funk

Tokyo Kamuro Party 65th anniversary celebration speech

Nathan Funk [2015/6/7]

I always admired my grandfather’s friendly, approachable, loving and calm demeanor and after visiting Okikamuro it was obvious the influence this magical island had on his character growing up.


Memory of Okikamuro

Marie Otani [2015/5/17]

We took pictures with the Ninomiya Kinjiro statue.

Yoshihiro Fujiwara

Shirasu don (sea food dish)

Yoshihiro Fujiwara [2015/5/5]

I ate my original recipe ‘shirasu’ don mouth full after completion of cooking. Good!. There is harmony between plump texture of ‘shirasu’ on tongue and crispy small green onion tooth touch.

Teruo Shirogane 

To Hawaii tour members

Teruo Shirogane [2015/03/18]

I looked at HP of Hawaii tour. Wow! This piture must be Marie chan. I supprised.


impression of Hawaii tour

Masahito Yamada Mar. 15th, 2015 received

I like to join annual meeting. please send invitaitons to me. I'm watiting them.

Yusuke Ogawa

’Hawaii Kamuro Party’ English version article

Yusuke Ogawa [2015/3/4]

Article about ‘restarting of Hawaii Kamuro Party’. English version of the article is also published now


Hawaii tour Feb 22 2015 thru Feb 28.

Masahito Yamada Mar. 2nd, 2015 received

I’m still staying at Hawaii and felt that this tour is very meaningful and wonderful.


Autumn festival of Ebisu shrine

Shoji Matsumoto [2014/10/28]

Well then, I investigated about how and when Ebis shrine in okikamruo started.

Yoshihiro Fujiwara

Became whiskey lover

Yoshihiro Fujiwara [2014/10/30]

More than 20 bottles of premium whiskey are sitting on dish rack in my house. And also there are some French brandy bottles in it.


There is question about ‘okikamuro history part2’

Masahito Tanaka [2014/10/29]

I have read ‘Kamuro Party’ home page.  I am interested in the article posted by Mr. Kiyoshi Nishimura local history researcher.


History of Susaki port in Okikamuro

Shoji Matsumoto [2014/09/20]

It's amazing that our ancestors build huge breakwater without any financial help from Han(state government). They should had enough finance and spirit.

okikamuro 400 anniversary

Okikamuro island 400th anniversary Video

Kamuro broadcast station (Kazuaki Yokoyama) [2014/10/03]

Okikamuro island 400th anniversary video in 2006.


 Tokyo Kamuro Party in 1977

Matsushige Yamada [2014/08/26]

Found Tokyo Kamuro party pictures in 1977



Masahito Yamada July 23rd, 2014 received

I received prize for 20th anniversary of my company from Hiroshima Chamber of Commerce and Industry few days ago.

Kiyoshi Nishimura

Let's support Kamuro party's activity (response message to Mr. Masahito Yamada)

Kiyoshi Nishimura [July 13th,2014]

I'm grad to see you and your wife at Hiroshima Kamuro Party. Soon, I am impressed by your message 'Kamuro Party' on Okikamuro.com and felt you must be son of Nagamasa.


Kamuro Party

Masahito Yamada July 3rd, 2014 received

Don't you think to make Hawaii Kamuro party more active. I can be a coordinator for Hawaii Kamruo party.
Let's make all Kamruo party bigger and bigger.


Ancestors’ historical records trailed by Shigetoshi Yamada and Kiyoshi Nishimura

Shigetoshi Yamada 2013/11/28 received

Only few of us know about the name of ‘Seki Hassou-Gumi’ (Group of Eight Boats from Seki) and its group structure. Important to record the historical details for the next younger generation.


Canadian branch of Chojuro Furutani family tree

Akira Furutani [2014/2/14]

In 1956 mom and dad were squatting down by the back door looking fatigued but contented from a good day’s work.

Masatomo Yagi

About the article 'Canadian branch of Chojuro Furutani'

Masatomo Yagi [2014/2/16]

This document tells you Chojuro Furutani and Hanayo family history. it's written by their son Akira Furutani. They imigrated to Canada at late Meiji periode from Okikamuro island.

Yoshihiro Fujiwara

Worry about Grave

Yoshihiro Fujiwara [2013/10/20]

It is thought that we should protect it properly from now on.

Okikamuro logo

English translation for Kamuro Business page.

Translated by Masatomo Yagi [2013/03/20]

Kamuro Ippon Turi fishing, Kamuro TAI, Guest House TAI_NO_SATO, Guest House KOYOSHO, Fishing boat service SHOEI-MARU

Yoshihiro Fujiwara

One Day at Priority Seat in train

Yoshihiro Fujiwara [2013/03/11]

after arriving my house, My wife said 'what do you do if they try to attack you by knife. don't accuse them anymore.' What do you think about it?

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