Professor Kohno Speaks

Professor Masaru Kohno of Waseda University

Professor Masaru Kohno opened the Fall seminar series with, “Japanese Politics after 3/11: Trends and Challenges.” He saw the divided politics of the Japanese Diet inhibiting political responses to the disasters of March 11, 2011.  He questioned whether defections of Diet members from the Democratic Party, rising local [...]

Community Bids Aloha to Consul-General Kamo

In this photo at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai’i, CJS Director Mary McDonald and COS Director Joyce Chinen (2nd and 3rd from left), joined community leaders presenting an ukulele to the Kamos.

The University of Hawai‘i said aloha to Japanese Consul-General Yoshihiko Kamo and Mrs. Etsuko Kamo on August 23, 2012.  Ten UH [...]

New JET Teachers from Hawai’i to Japan

Dr. Carlile and two alumni. Phillip Tsang, left, and Stacie Shinsato, center are alumni of both the University of Hawaii and the JET program. They greet Dr. Lonny Carlile, UH Center for Japanese Studies and JET selection committeemember, at the Consul General of Japan’s JET sendoff on August 3.

The government of Japan has [...]