UPDATE: Backpacks for Japan is still accepting financial donations to assist with the cost of shipping donated items to Japan. If you would like to make a donation contact Dr. Tomoko Iwai (email@example.com) or email CJS and we can forward your message.
The message below comes via Dr. Tomoko Iwai in the EALL Department.
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CJS is sad to note the passing of distinguished local Okinawan musician Harry Seisho Nakasone. For years, Nakasone-sensei taught uta-sanshin at UH, and kept the Okinawan musical tradition alive, especially in Hawaii and California. The songs from his strings will continue to resonate. For [...]
The following link is to ‘Aloha for Japan,’ a consortium of community leaders and organizations, coordinated by Lieutenant-Governor Schatz and Consul-General Kamo, who have mobilized to provide aid to Japan. CJS strongly supports their efforts.