okikamuro island fan club, 沖家室島ファンクラブ|Kamuro party かむろ会

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Kamuro bridge2
Susaki port
Hakuseiji temple
Kansai Kamuro party
Hiroshima Kamuro party
Homura port
Tokyo Kamuro party


2020/2 The 6th Hakuseiji Kamuro party Hawaii tour

2019/07/07 Kansai Kamuro Party

2019/06/02 Tokyo Kamuro Party

2019/5/19 Hiroshima Kamuro Party

2019/05/04 Hawaii Kamuro Club

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

Replacement of Radio Clock

Yoshihiro Fujiwara [2020/08/26]

One day, the wall clock in the living room was stopped.

Alan Aoki 

Finding Our Immigrant Ancestors to Hawasii

Alan Aoki [2020/08/01]

I enjoy doing this kind of research for fun.


Okikamuro my roots

Yoshimi Furutani [2020/07/21]

Few days ago (June 19), I came back to Kamuro and closed my grave site. Rev. Niiyama prayed very carefully to close my gravesite.


Thank you for ‘At Honolulu Jodo mission Feb. 15th 2020’ 

Junzo Ohama [2020/07/01]

Thank you pictures of Rev. Shizuo Niiyama and many members of Okikamuro.


Honolulu Jodo mission Bishop Nakano passed away.

Marie Otani [2020/07/14]

I have to tell you sad thing that Honolulu Jodo mission Bishop Nakano passed away at 10th in this month.

Masatomo Yagi

‘I’m working for fishing business at Kukuiula’

Masatomo Yagi [2020/07/05]

Long time ago, more than ten years ago, I got a book called ‘Kamuro reprinted (Kamuro 1st issue Sept. 5th 1914)’.


At Honolulu Jodo mission Feb. 15th 2020

Marie Otani [2020/06/13]

We have received pictures in Honolulu Jodo mission from Marie Otani.(photo by Water Mitsui)

Ryuta Suehiro

"Living Support Service netto(het)

Ryuta Suehiro [2020/04/06]

Utilizing the expertise as a physiotherapist, it has become possible to flexibly develop support for living at home with peace of mind.

Yoshihiro Fujiwara

My Attachment to The Mandarin Orange

Yoshihiro Fujiwara [2020/03/23]

I wish at least the mandarin orange to trace the way of the revival as the special product at any cost.

Masato Katsuyama 

Who is Kanzaemon-I Ishizaki? (Vol. 1)

Masato Katsuyama [2019/12/12]

Kanzaemon-I Ishizaki who settled in and re-reclaimed Okikamuro Island in 1606 (Keicho 11th).

Lord of Gogo island 'Ishizaki Shirosaburo'

Masahito Tanaka [2019/11/16]

I like to explain my opinion about ‘Ishizaki Family, the origin of Okikamuro Tomozawa Family’(2019.09.15) by Masato Katsuyama.

Yoshihiro Fujiwara

Tokyo Towa town association ‘19

Yoshihiro Fujiwara [2019/10/22]

and aim for a large joint in autumn, including four sister town associations and county association.

TJ Okamura 

Looking for roots-TJ Okamura(1)  Looking for roots-TJ Okamura(2)

TJ Okamura [2019/8/9]

I discovered my great-grandmother, Sen Hamasaki, might be from Kamuro-Nishigata Village.

Masato Katsuyama 

Ishizaki Family, the origin of Okikamuro Tomozawa Family

Masato Katsuyama [2019/09/15]

In my opinion, Ishizaki Family in Gogo-shima and Okikamuro was in fact a group belonging to Murakami-Suigun navy

Yoshihiro Fujiwara

Sendai Gyutan-Yaki(grilled beef tongue)

Yoshihiro Fujiwara [2019/07/30]

Our family used to live in Sendai city for 5 years because of my job.


teaching NHK'Enjoy Classic' class for 24 years. 

Junzo Ohama [2019/07/24]

My grandfather Seisuke Ohama started post office in Nishikata village and became first postmaster.

Masato Katsuyama 

Where is the place of origin of the family name Tomozawa?

Masato Katsuyama [2019/07/01]

He used the family name Tomozawa when he was hired by Mohri clan.


Visited Hawaii at June in 2019

Masahito Yamada [2019/06/29]

I've visited Honolulu Jodo mission.


Ohama's NHK 'Enjoy Classic' class 

Junzo Ohama [2019/06/30]

We introduce it with the best performance CDs of each, etc., and listen and enjoy it with everyone using Ohama's commentary and materials.


Attending Tokyo Kamuro Party meeting.

Yoshimi Furutani [2019/06/10]

It was really happy surprise for me. Thank you.

Masato Katsuyama 

Hikoshichi IV, one of the founders of fish preserves (Vol. 2)

Masato Katsuyama [2019/06/06]

I was lead to the thought that Hikoshichi IV was a son of the Originator Soemon-Noriaki


Actions to revitalize villages.

Daigo Sakae [2019/06/06]

About present and future of Okikamuro island,

Kamuro busindess

advertizement for Shiroki peninsula committee、'Hijiki kun'、Care service (netto)

Kamuro Paryt Editor[2019/06/15]

 "Co-workers (humans)" who are actively involved in regional revitalization.


Enjoyed holidays in Okikamuro island

posted by Teruo Shirogane, written by Kikue Sawada [2019/05/06]

I spent holidays in my father's home town, Okikamuro island.


Fisherman in Okikamuro

Shoji Matsumoto [2017/2/4]

New Boat had been completed and launched at the shipyard after one year. The picture was taken at that ceremony.

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.

about Kamuro party  information