An exchange between Doshisha University (Kyoto, Japan) students and UHM Chado (way of tea) club members took place on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020 at the Halekulani Hotel, in Waikiki. In this picture, two students are sitting at a table covered in a white cloth, are signing an Memorandum of Agreement between the two Universities. The student on the left, is a male student wearing glasses, in a blue and white aloha shirt. He represents UH's tea club. The student on the right, is a female in a formal looking yellow-shaded attire. She represents Doshisha University. Overlooking the signing, behind the students, stand (from left to right) UH President David Lassner (in a pink aloha shirt with blue designs/patterns), Urasenke Chado Tradition 15th generation Grand Tea Master Genshitsu Sen (in a blue aloha shirt with white waves as the design/pattern), and Doshisha University Chancellor and Board of Trustees Chairperson Eiji Hatta (also in a blue aloha shirt, with matching design to Dr. Sen's shirt).

A “tea exchange” and Memorandum of Agreement signing between representatives from Doshisha University (Kyoto, Japan) students and UH-Mānoa Chado (Way of Tea) club members took place on Sunday, Feb. 23rd, at the Halekulani Hotel Hau Terrance, in Waikiki. Pictured (from left to right) are UH Tea Club President Jordan Kanemitsu and the President of the Doshisha Tea Club Kanako Iwabuchi. Overlooking the signing, stand (from left to right) UH President David Lassner, Urasenke Chado Tradition 15th generation Grand Tea Master Genshitsu Sen, and Doshisha University Chancellor and Board of Trustees Chairperson Eiji Hatta.

Photo credit: Wayne Muromoto, thank you.

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