Exchange between Urasenke Chado club members and Doshisha University

February 25, 2020Faculty News, News, Student News No Comments

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 … Read More

Noah Bentkowski awarded the JAL Scholarship

September 12, 2019News, Student News No Comments

Mr. Noah Bentkowski, a double-major in Japanese and Engineering enrolled in the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, was selected as the US representative of the JAL Scholarship Program, sponsored by the JAL Foundation. This is a significant honor. This is an all-expenses-paid Educational Scholarship Program that invites students from Asia and Oceania (one student per … Read More

Joseph Iseri awarded the MEXT Japanese Studies Student Scholarship for 2019-2020

September 11, 2019News, Student News No Comments

This photo, taken at the ceremony with Deputy Consul General Shinichi Yamanaka (left), and the below verbiage are from the Consulate-General of  Japan in Honolulu’s Press Release, dated August 30, 2019: “The Consulate General of Japan held an Award Presentation Ceremony for the 2019 MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology) Japanese Studies … Read More

2019 CPASF Award Ceremony

June 24, 2019News, Student News No Comments

The 2019 Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship Foundation (CPASF) Award Ceremony took place on Thursday, June 20th. From left to right: Mr. Koichi Ito (Consul General of the Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu), Mr. Masaki Eguchi ( 2018-2019 CPASF recipient from Japan), Ms. Francesca Pizarro (2019-2020 CPASF recipient from UH Mānoa), and Mr. Allen Uyeda … Read More

Aloha from Ehime!

May 23, 2019News, Student News No Comments

The 2019 UH Mānoa Summer Interns with the Ehime Prefectural International Center (EPIC), Ms. Lillian McIntyre and Mr. Joseph Iseri arrived in Matsuyama earlier this week and happily explored downtown by bicycle. Have a wonderful experience in Ehime and with EPIC!

2019 Ehime Summer Interns

May 8, 2019News, Student News No Comments

(L-R): Ms. McIntyre and Mr. Iseri offering leis at the Ehime-maru memorial. (L-R): Mr. Iseri, Ms. McIntyre, and Dr. Gay Satsuma (CJS Associate Director) standing in front of the memorial in Kakaʻako. Mr. Joseph Iseri (UHM undergraduate student, Japanese language major) and Ms. Lillian McIntyre (UHM undergraduate student, double majoring in Japanese and Fine Arts-painting) … Read More

Visitors from Ehime Prefecture

October 2, 2018News, Student News No Comments

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoaʻs (UHM) Center for Japanese Studies and former summer Ehime interns (Mr. Jake Yasumori, Ms. Kara Nakagawa, Ms. Yu Sasaki, and Ms. Caira Sato) welcomed visitors from Ehime Prefecture to the UHM campus on Friday September 28, 2018. CJS and the Japan-America Society of Hawaiʻi select UHM students to serve as … Read More