Everyone is invited to a tribute to Avis Morigawara on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at 4 pm in Saunders Hall Courtyard. Avis passed away in November 2012 in her 31st year of UH employment, most recently with the UHM Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Avis was a lifelong scholar of Japan who completed her M.A. and B.A. degrees in Asian Studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Avis’s 2002 M.A. Thesis, available in Hamilton Library, is Japan’s Migration Laws and Policies: The Japanese Brazilian Experience, A Case Study. Friends of Avis Morigawara invite contributions to the Avis Morigawara Scholarship Fund for undergraduate students in Japanese Studies. For more information, click here.