Jaku’an Reopening Ceremony

Dr. Genshitsu Sen, Chado Urasenke 15th Generation Grand Tea Master, donated Jaku’an Tea House and Seien Garden to UHM in 1972.  In Fall 2014, ever forty years later, Dr. Sen graciously sponsored the first major renovation of Jaku’an.  A reopening ceremony was held February 13, 2015.  After a Hawaiian blessing and chant, UHM Chancellor Robert [...]

Film Screening & Talk to Commemorate 3/11

The UHM Center for Japanese Studies and co-sponsors John A. Burns School of Medicine and UH Cancer Center invite you to commemorate the 4th Anniversary of the Tōhoku Triple Disasters with a focus on families exposed to Fukushima radiation.

This free program is the Hawai‘i premier of A2-B-C, a documentary about Fukushima families by director [...]

Accepting Applications for 2015 EPIC Summer Internship Program

The Ehime Prefectural International Center is offering an eleven-week summer internship for two lucky students (mid May – Late July/Early August, 2015).  Chosen candidates will work at EPIC and other municipal international centers in Ehime prefecture fostering friendship and understanding between Ehime and Hawaii.

Benefits: round-trip transportation (Honolulu to Ehime), housing allowance, modest stipend, medical and life [...]

Human Trafficking in Asia and the Pacific Symposium

Please join us Friday, January 16 for an exciting, jointly-hosted symposium on Human Trafficking in Asia and the Pacific. This event will be held in the Center for Korean Studies Auditorium. Panel Presentations will run from 1:00 – 4:35 pm, and refreshments will follow from 4:35 – 5:00 pm.

PANEL PRESENTATIONS: Carole Petersen, UHM Prof. [...]