Tag: East Asia

Music department is a symphony of global styles

Music department is a symphony of global styles

January 23, 2014  |  Comments
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A unique blend of western, Asian, Hawaiian and other Pacific Island traditions, the music department at UH Mānoa is unlike any other college program.

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Eisa Drum Festival comes to Kapiolani CC

Eisa Drum Festival comes to Kapiolani CC

May 1, 2013  |  Comments
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Kapiʻolani CC celebrates the dance and drumming unique to the people of Okinawa at the third annual Eisa Drum Festival on May 11.

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UH alum directs Japanese underground theatre performance

UH alum directs Japanese underground theatre performance

March 30, 2013  |  Comments
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Thread Hell, directed by UH alumna Colleen Lanki, is Kennedy Theatre’s final mainstage production of the 2012–13 season.

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UH Manoa symposium hosts Fukushima activist Yuko Nishiyama

UH Manoa symposium hosts Fukushima activist Yuko Nishiyama

March 5, 2013  |  Comments
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Talk by Yuko Nishiyama, Fukushima activist and survivor of the March 11, 2011 triple disaster in Japan, highlights UH Mānoa’s Japan After 3:11 public symposium.

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Japanese legal studies program receives endowment

Japanese legal studies program receives endowment

February 26, 2013  |  Comments
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The Sam and Helen Piesner Endowed Scholarship will help William S. Richardson School of Law students interested in pursuing coursework in Japanese law.

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School of Architecture lands top China construction partnership

School of Architecture lands top China construction partnership

February 20, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s School of Architecture signs a memorandum of understanding with China State Construction Engineering Corporation.

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Scrolls offer glimpse into Okinawa’s past

Scrolls offer glimpse into Okinawa’s past

February 12, 2013  |  Comments
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Two handscrolls in the University of Hawaii at Manoa Art Gallery offer exhibit guests a glimpse at the history of Okinawa and the Ryukyu Kingdom.

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Kennedy Theatre presents Taiko Drum and Dance

Kennedy Theatre presents Taiko Drum and Dance

January 30, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa faculty members will perform with taiko artist Kenny Endo at Kennedy Theatre February 8–17.

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Hong Kong entrepreneur establishes business scholarship

Hong Kong entrepreneur establishes business scholarship

January 24, 2013  |  Comments
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Shidler College of Business receives $100,000 from Eddie Lam to establish the Lam Family Endowed Scholarship for undergraduate students from China, Macau and Hong Kong.

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Maui College partners with Takamatsu University

Maui College partners with Takamatsu University

September 14, 2012  |  1 Comment
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New cultural exchange opportunities will be established and promoted through a new agreement between UH Maui College and Japan’s Takamatsu University.

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