The 1968 first intern graduating class of “The Postgraduate Medical Training Program of the University of Hawai‘i at Okinawa Central Hospital.” (Photo courtesy UH JABSOM and Chubu Hospital)

UH-CHUBU Hospital 50th Anniversary Celebration

WHO/WHAT: In 1967, the University of Hawai‘i and Chubu Hospital in Okinawa entered into a partnership at the request of the U.S. Army and the U.S. State Department. UH students were recruited to take...

Japanese Women’s Society Foundation Presents “Holiday Wine & Baubles”

WHO/WHAT: The Japanese Women’s Society Foundation launches its first JWSF Social Event, “Holiday Wine & Baubles.” Attendees will have the opportunity to sample special wines, enjoy ‘ono pupu and start their holiday shopping —...
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Maui Okinawan Festival

WHO/WHAT: “Feel the Uchinanchu Spirit!” is the theme of the Maui Okinawan Festival, presented by the Maui Okinawan Kenjin Kai (MOKK), and co-sponsor Maui Mall. The entertainment program will feature continuous Okinawan music and dance,...
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Joint service to honor peace and enlightenment

WHO/WHAT: The Hawaii Buddhist Council will celebrate Bodhi Day in tandem with an observation of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. The event will feature keynote speaker Edwin Hawkins, president emeritus...
Flyer for Tsukimi No Kai - Thursday, October 25, 2018

United Japanese Society of Hawaii “Tsukimi No Kai – Moon Viewing Party”

WHO/WHAT: Moon-viewing parties are a tradition in Japan with friends gathering to admire the beauty of the full moon. The custom, which was introduced to Japan from China during the Nara and Heian periods...
Children's Message of Peace Exhibit on February 1, 2018 at the 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans Clubhouse

Children’s Expression of Peace Exhibit

WHO/WHAT: The 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans, in partnership with the Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum, will host an exhibit of Children’s Expressions of Peace. The exhibit is curated by Naomi Harata with assistance by...

Karii! An Awamori Experience

WHO/WHAT: Enjoy an evening of food, fellowship and awamori, Okinawa’s popular and time-honored alcoholic beverage, at this event being held in conjunction with the Okinawan Festival. Attendees can customize their own awamori cocktails and...
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Honbushin International Center Daikon Festival

WHO/WHAT: Honbushin International Center’s 2018 Daikon Festival is a harvest festival featuring food booths, crafts, a vegetable bazaar, cooking show and entertainment. Sun protection gear is recommended, including gloves, hats and sneakers. WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, May...
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PBS Hawaii Presents “Family Ingredients”

WHO/WHAT: Part foodie, part travelogue, part genealogy, “Family Ingredients” is hosted by acclaimed Hawai‘i chef and sustainability hero Ed Kenney. The six-part series showcases Hawai‘i’s small town communities and highlights untold stories and exhilarating...

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