Of Interest to Undergraduates

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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.


Summer Internship Program at EPIC, 2012

The Ehime Prefectural International Center is offering an internship for approximately ten weeks over the summer (late May to mid August). The student will be working at EPIC and other municipal international centers in Ehime prefecture. Benefits: round-trip transportation (Honolulu-Ehime), housing allowance, modest stipend, medical and life insurance coverage. The application deadline is March 5. Please see our […]

JMS Sericulture

Interested in purchasing silkworms for textile art? Please contact Max Shiroma of JMS Sericulture in Mt. View, Hawai’i at m.shiroma@juno.com.  JMS Sericulture is a small, part-time, family owned, backyard business located on the Big Island of Hawaii. The silkworms they raise are of the Bombx mori species. Currently, the silkworms are mainly used as feeders […]

UH Manoa East Asian Film Society: Japanese Films of the 1980’s

UH Manoa East Asian Film Society will be presenting: “Japanese Films of the 1980’s” for its Spring 2012 series. All showings will take place on Tuesdays in the Center for Korean Studies auditorium. For more information about the movies or the East Asian Film Society, please see this link for their online newsletter.


“Art and Sustainability” Opening event at UHM

Photo of Mr. Izukura talking with a visitor about his artwork

On January 17, Akihiko Izukura, renowned textile artist from Kyoto, Japan, presented a talk entitled, “Art and Sustainability” to open his exhibit on the UH-Manoa campus.  With more than 200 people in attendance, the event celebrated Mr. Izukura’s indoor and outdoor displays.

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