-By Bob Huey, CJS Director
The Center for Japanese Studies is sad to announce the passing of Dr. Agnes Niyekawa, Professor Emerita and former Chair of the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures. Her life’s accomplishments will be spelled out in other obituaries. I would, instead, like to share my personal experiences with her. [...]
Photo of Mr. Murakami with U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka, who also received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters
At the Spring Commencement on May 12, 2012, renowned Japanese writer Haruki Murakami was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the University of Hawai’i. The citation accompanying the award states:
The Center for [...]
Ms. Aurora Tsai and Mr. Mathew Manako Tanaka, who will intern at the Ehime Prefectural International Center, attended an orientation on the Ehime-maru tragedy and then offered flower lei at the memorial at Kakaako Park.