1968-1977: Building Foundation

1968
Queen Terry Iwasaki
General Chairman Hisao Inouye
Grand Marshal Joseph L. Alioto

1969
Queen Sharon Kimoto
General Chairman Kay Kuwada
Grand Marshal Peter Tamaris

1970
Queen Suzu Matsuno
General Chairman Eugene Sasai
Grand Marshal Eikichi Hara

1971
Queen Nancy Matsumoto
General Chairman Masao Ashizawa
Grand Marshal Joseph L. Alioto

1972
Queen Sharon Hagiya
General Chairman Masao Ashizawa
Grand Marshal Norman Y. Mineta

1973
Queen Rhoda Umano
Grand Marshal Yasushi Oshima, Mayor of Osaka
General Chairman Hideo Shirayanagi

1974
Queen Marjorie Fujiki
General Co-Chairmen Hisao Hoshino & George Yamasaki, Jr.
Grand Marshal Toshikazu Maeda

1975
Queen Patricia Dobashi
Chairman Hisao Inouye
Grand Marshal S. Floyd Mori

1976
Queen Anna Przybylski
Chairman Richard Tsutakawa
Grand Marshal Hidenori Sueoka

1977
Queen Naomi Kato
General Co-Chairmen Hisao Hoshino & George Yamasaki, Jr.
Grand Marshal Hideo Shirayanagi

1978-1987: Blossoms

1978
Queen Shirley-Ann Hamada Torp
General Co-Chairpersons Hisao Hoshino & George Yamasaki, Jr.
Grand Marshal George Moscone

1979
Queen Karen Asano
General Chairperson Sam S. Sato
Grand Marshal Dianne Feinstein

1980
Queen Jennifer Toriumi
General Chairperson Richard Tsutakawa
Grand Marshal Hiroshi Kitamura

1981
Queen Linda Mihara
General Chairperson Eugene S. Sasai
Grand Marshal Jan Yanehiro

1982
Queen Rene Shimada
General Chairperson Hi Akagi
Grand Marshal Cyril Magnin

1983
Queen Lisa Inouye
General Chairperson Hiroyuki Takasago
Grand Marshal Takehiko Nishiyama

1984
Queen Susan Nakamura
General Chairperson Benh K. Nakajo
Grand Marshal Ruth Asawa

1985
Queen Jennie Tsunekawa
General Chairperson Ty M. Toki
Grand Marshal Kent Nagano

1986
Queen Laura Mizota
General Co-Chairpersons Steve Hirabayashi & Nob Mihara
Grand Marshal Dr. Tatsu Arima

1987
Queen Joy Minaai
General Chairperson Taiji Higaki
Grand Marshal Tamlyn Tomita

1988-1997: “Unity in Spirit”

1988
General Co-Chairpersons Steve Nakajo & Yukio Murakami
Grand Marshals Art Agnos & Shunji Yanai

1989
Queen Keiko Steimetz
General Co-Chairpersons Shinichi Seino & Sharyn Tanaguchi
Grand Marshal Kevin Yoshimi Asano

1990
Queen Kana Enomoto
General Co-Chairpersons Shinichi Seino & Yukio K. Kitagawa
Grand Marshal Toshiro Mifune

1991
Queen Dina Harada
General Co-Chairpersons Michiya Egusa & Klara M. Ma
Grand Marshal Tamlyn Tomita

1992
Queen Gail Ideno
General Co-Chairpersons Michiya Egusa & Klara M. Ma
Grand Marshals Frank Jordan & Masaya Nishio

1993
Queen Maria Takemoto
General Co-Chairpersons Klara M. Ma & Allen Okamoto
Grand Marshal Atsushi Tokinoya

1994
Queen Cynthia Mar
General Chairperson Allen Okamoto
Grand Marshal Tatsuya Nakadai

1995
Queen Melanie Mito
General Co-Chairpersons Allen Okamoto & James Tabata
Grand Marshal George Takei

1996
Queen Jill Sugita
General Chairpersons NCCBF Executive Committee
Grand Marshal Willie Brown, Jr.

1997
Queen Cindy Sakai
General Co-Chairpersons Osamu Machida & Klara M. Ma
Grand Marshals Willie Brown, Jr. & Takafumi Isomura

1998-2007: “Spirit in Courage”

1998
Queen Misa Terahira
General Co-Chairpersons Klara M. Ma & Hiro Akahoshi
Grand Marshal Fred Korematsu

1999
Queen Kelly Shintani
General Chairpersons NCCBF Executive Committee
Grand Marshal Jon Nakamatsu

2000
Queen Amy Kimura
General Chairpersons NCCBF Executive Committee

2001
Queen Emi Yoshioka
General Chairperson Allen Okamoto
Grand Marshal Norman Y. Mineta

2002
Queen Stephanie Sato
Chairperson Allen Okamoto
Grand Marshals Willie Brown, Jr. & Takafumi Isomura

2003
Queen Penny Honda
General Chairpersons Akira Minamiura & Tobin Tsuji
Grand Marshal Kristi Yamaguchi

2004
Queen Aimee Eng
General Chairpersons Allen Okamoto & Shiniichi Seino
Grand Marshal Wendy Tokuda

2005
Queen Sarah Sasaki
General Chairpersons Allen Okamoto & Takeno Chiyo
Grand Marshal Musashimaru Koyo

2006
Queen Emily Leach
General Chairpersons Takumi Matsuba & Richard Hashimoto
Grand Marshal Kitaro & Kiyohiko Nanao

2007
Queen Sawako Sonoyama
General Chairpersons Richard Hashimoto & Tobin Tsuji
Grand Marshal Susumu Saiki

2008-2017: Branching Out

2008
Queen Alicia Kagawa
General Chairman Tobin Tsuji
Grand Marshal Dan Tani

2009
Queen Eri Tagaya
General Co-Chairmen Allen Okamoto & Richard Hashimoto
Grand Marshal George Takei

2010
Queen Arisa Hiroi
General Co-Chairmen Allen Okamoto & Richard Hashimoto
Grand Marshal Jeff Adachi

2011
Queen Jeddie Kawahatsu
General Co-Chairmen Allen Okamoto & Richard Hashimoto
Grand Marshals Keiko Fukuda & Hello Kitty

2012
Queen Asaki Osato
General Co-Chairmen Allen Okamoto & Richard Hashimoto
Grand Marshals Tomoye Takahashi & Masako “Martha” Suzuki

2013
Queen Yuka Walton
General Co-Chairmen Allen Okamoto & Jeffrey Kimoto
Grand Marshal Teruhiko Saigo

2014
Queen Kyle Tana
General Co-Chairmen Allen Okamoto & Richard Hashimoto
Grand Marshal Seiichi Tanaka

2015
Queen Kelli Sum
General Co-Chairmen Allen Okamoto & Richard Hashimoto
Grand Marshal John V. Roos

2016
Queen Samantha Tsukiji
General Co-Chairmen Richard Hashimoto & Allen Okamoto
Grand Marshal Norman Y. Mineta

2017
Queen Jacquelyn Kimiko Chew
50th Anniversary Tri-Chairpersons Richard Hashimoto, Shinichi Seino, & Kiyomi Takeda
Grand Marshal KONISHIKI

2018
Queen Nicole Tachiki
General Co-Chairpersons Allen Okamoto & Kiyomi Takeda
Grand Marshal Kristi Yamaguchi
Community Marshals Dale Minami and Don Tamaki