UHM Students and Faculty at Waseda University

UH made a strong showing at recent symposium “Remembering 40 Years Since Reversion”: Okinawan Studies Until Now; Okinawan Studies from Now on,” held at Waseda University from March 29th through the 31st.  Fourteen UH students, faculty, and alumni gave presentations on a wide range of topics, joining colleagues from other universities throughout the world in one [...]

UH students in Asia-Pacific Youth Science Exchange Forum in Okinawa

Two UH students have been invited to participate, expenses paid, in the Asia-Pacific Youth Science Exchange Forum in Okinawa September 23-26, 2011.  The students are Kekaihala`i Avilez, undergraduate double-major in Hawaiian Language and Molecular Cell Biology, and Sean MacDuff, a graduate student in the Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology (EECB) program, working on a [...]

EPIC Internship highlights

UHM students, Mercedes Bazzone (Asian studies undergraduate) and Adam Schuetzler (MA student, Japanese literature), partcipated in the Ehime Prefectural International Center (EPIC) this past summer. The main objective of their program was to foster friendship and understanding between Ehime and Hawai’i. Please see below some pictures from their trip:

Mercedes [...]

Congratulations Shane!

Mr. Shane Shibazaki (Japanese major) was selected as a recipient of the prestigious MEXT(Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology) Japanese Studies Scholarship 2011-2012. He will be studying advanced Japanese and other courses for one year at Waseda University in Tokyo.  He was one of four students to receive the scholarship [...]