UHM students, Mercedes Bazzone (Asian studies undergraduate) and Adam Schuetzler (MA student, Japanese literature), partcipated in the Ehime Prefectural International Center (EPIC) this past summer. The main objective of their program was to foster friendship and understanding between Ehime and Hawai’i. Please see below some pictures from their trip:
Mercedes and Adam giving a presentation at the Suisan (Fishing and Aquaculture) High School in Uwajima.
On the playground at Fuzoku Elementary with the 4th graders. After giving a presentation about Hawai’i, Adam and Mercedes played dodgeball with the students!
Adam and Mercedes at TV Ehime
Adam and Mercedes taping a short program at a local radio studio.