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
Leah Wasil, a PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology at UHM, was selected to receive the Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship for the academic year 2020-21. With the Akihito scholarship, Wasil will attend the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies to improve her Japanese language skills. The Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship was established in 1959 … Read More
On December 6, 2019, students from the Japanese Culture Club at UH Mānoa had an exchange meeting with students from a high school and college in Nagaoka city (Niigata-prefecture).
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
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
Mr. Hilson Reidpath, a PhD student of Japanese literature in East Asian Languages & Literatures (EALL), was selected to present at the 12th Next-Generation Global Workshop on “Inequality”, to be held on October 25-26, 2019, at Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University. The workshop hosts provided Mr. Reidpath a travel award to present his paper entitled, … Read More
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
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!
(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
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