Moa, Manoa Heritage Center, Oahu, Hawaii  Honolulu Chapter 56


Honolulu Chapter 56 welcomes anyone who is interested in the art of ikebana. While the Chapter does not offer classes itself, we are composed of many different ikebana schools that offer classes in their particular style of flower arranging. Please refer to our page of Teachers to see which schools are available for lessons.

Dues: Our membership year runs from June 1 to May 31.
Dues will be determined each year based on the current exchange rate.

Benefits of Membership in Ikebana International

When you join Ikebana International Honolulu Chapter 56, you will be eligible for several benefits that can enhance your study and enjoyment of ikebana. In addition to giving you opportunities to meet others who practice the art form, you will be eligible to:

  • attend workshops, demonstrations, exhibits, lectures and other educational activities
  • participate in chapter exhibits
  • volunteer in various community service projects sponsored by the chapter
  • attend chapter luncheons and other social gatherings
  • attend the Ikebana International World Convention held every five years in Japan and regional conferences held in different countries on a regular basis
  • receive special discounts for certain items at Watanabe Floral
  • receive a newsletter published six times a year by the chapter
  • receive an educational magazine published three times a year by Ikebana International Headquarters in Japan
  • receive regular copies of Sakura News and keep informed about current news
  • receive wholesale rates at Flora-Dec

Your membership renewal form and payment will be due by June 1, 2022. 


Please download the renewal form that is included in this newsletter and mail it, along with your check, as soon as possible.


2022-2023 Short Form for Renewing Members

2022-2023 New Member: To join Ikebana International Honolulu Chapter 56, please e-mail:

2022-2023 Associate Member: For members of another chapter who wish to have an association with Ikebana International Honolulu Chapter 56, please e-mail:

We look forward to sharing your friendship through flowers!

Rikka Shimputai
Ikenobo School

Ohara School

Sogetsu School