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Center for Okinawan Studies Symposium, March 1-2, 2012

The Center for Okinawan Studies will be holding a symposium on March 1-2, 2012, at the Center for Korean Studies Auditorium. The title of the symposium is, “LABOR MIGRATION: Historical & Contemporary Issues From an ‘Islands’ Perspective.” Please see flyer for details.

Registration is required to help us prepare enough printouts and is limited to the first […]

Talks by Dr. Chifang Chao

The Center for Okinawan Studies and the Department of Theatre and Dance is sponsoring a talk on Okinawan Dance by Dr. Chifang Chao on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Please see this link for the flyer of the event.

 

Shinichi Maehara Receives Honorary Doctorate

(Left to right) Photo of Chancellor Hinshaw, Mr. Maehara, and former UH Regent Ed Kuba

At the annual Fall Commencement for UH Mānoa on December 17th, 2012, Mr. Shinichi Maehara, retired Executive Director at Okinawa Television Broadcasting (OTV), received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters – the first Okinawan to receive this […]

Special Talk by Shinichi Maehara: “Okinawan Spirit and Heart”

Mr. Shinichi Maehara, retired Executive Director at Okinawa Television Broadcasting (OTV) will be giving a talk in conjunction with his receiving an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.  He is the first person from Okinawa to be awarded an honorary doctorate degree from UH.  Mr. Maehara has traveled the […]

Center for Okinawan Studies Seminar, by Dr. Harry Wilson

The Center for Okinawan Studies will be hosting a special seminar on Tuesday, December 6 by Dr.  Harry Wilson of the Okinawan Institute for Science and Technology (OIST). He will be discussing opportunities for UH faculty and students.

Please view this link for details.