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Award-winning Japanese author Minae Mizumura presents symposium

Award-winning Japanese author Minae Mizumura presents symposium

April 14, 2015  |  Comments
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Renowned author Minae Mizumura will discuss the recently published translation of her book, Nihongo ga horobiru toki, at free public symposium.

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Hidden gem restored for future generations

Hidden gem restored for future generations

February 18, 2015  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa celebrated the reopening of the campus’ tea ceremony house.

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Landmark agreement heralds new international opportunities at UH West Oʻahu

Landmark agreement heralds new international opportunities at UH West Oʻahu

January 27, 2015  |  1 Comment
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UH West Oʻahu and Tokai University establish academic partnership.

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Earthquake-damaged Japanese observatory finds new home on Haleakala

Earthquake-damaged Japanese observatory finds new home on Haleakala

September 10, 2014  |  Comments
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The Institute for Astronomy facilitates the re-use of an existing dome on Haleakalā for the Tohoku 60-centimeter telescope.

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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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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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