Crown Prince Akihito Scholars Honored

The Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship Foundation invited its UHM scholars to attend the 2014 annual meeting of The Japan America Society of Hawaii on September 25.  Four scholars in this photo are, front row (left to right), Arisa Yoshida, Sakiko Yasuda, Yukie Lloyd Sato and Sharon Fukayama.  They were joined by UHM student Ryuei Sato, [...]

Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship

Meet their Majesties The Emperor and Empress of Japan!

The Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship orientation session will be held on Tuesday, October 14th from 3:00 to 4:00 pm in the Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 319).  All interested applicants are encouraged to attend and apply.

This scholarship represents a singular opportunity for a UHM graduate [...]

Talk on Japan’s Residual Sovereignty of Okinawa during U.S. Administration by Dr. Lonny Carlile

Please join us next Tuesday, September 30th for a talk by UHM Asian Studies Associate Professor Lonny Carlile.  Dr. Carlile will discuss the administration of Japanese law and government in Okinawa during the critical U.S. administration period.   This talk is brought to you by our friends in the Center for Okinawan Studies.  Click HERE [...]

New JET Teachers to Japan

Thirty five recent college graduates left Honolulu on August 2, 2014, to join the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme (JET). The new JET teachers gathered at the Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu on Friday, August 1, 2014, for a pre-departure orientation and farewell reception. Acting Consul General Kazunari Tanaka congratulated them on joining the [...]