Kaneshiro Tatami Company
1949 Born in Yonashiro Teruma, Uruma City
1967 Upon graduating from Okinawa Chubu School of Commerce, works in Osaka, then works for the tatami manufacturing company owned by his father, and opens his own tatami store.
2011 Passes on the business to his sons, and works mostly on the production of Teruma Beegu (rush).
Teruma beegu(rush) has a history of over 180 years. While it is very popular among locals, production is shrinking due to a decrease in farmers who grow rush. It is a great honor to able to take part in such a large event as Yambaru Art Festival.