|Professor Mika Nishimura of Seikei University is conducting research on Japanese civil service reform in comparison with Hawaiʻi’s civil service and U.S. federal civil service.|
|Professor Duane Olson of Seinan Gakuin University is conducting research on Japanese political discourse.|
|Professor Osamu Tada of Hitotsubashi University is conducting a comparative historical research project on Hawaiʻi, Guam, Okinawa, and other Pacific Islands, mainly in terms of tourism.|
|Professor Shino Kuraishi of Meiji University researches documentary photography as a source of evidence regarding the historical relationship between Okinawa and Hawaiʻi, especially in the immigration phase.|
|Professor Hiromi Monobe of Doshisha University is interested in
international students who studied in Japan during the prewar period.
|Professor Yoshiharu Tezuka from Komazawa University works in Cultural Studies and Asian Studies, researching Japanese media and film studies in America.|