is committed to supporting the research and teaching of Okinawa-related subjects by its faculty/staff and students, as well as providing outreach to the general community in the forms of workshops, lectures, seminars, and conferences.

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4th Eisa Drum Festival

*Save the Date!* Will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 on the Great Lawn of Kapi'olani Community College. Program runs from 6 pm to 9 pm. FREE! Organized by Shari Y. Tamashiro

Uchinaaguchi Language Classes at Hawaii Okinawa Center now offers day and night classes

Night Time Class: 
Monthly/Fourth Thursday, 7:00 p.m - 8:30 p.m.
Place: Hawaii Okinawa Center, Higa Bldg. First Floor

 Day Time Class: Monthly/Second Tuesday, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Place: Hawaii Okinawa Center, Higa Bldg. First Floor. Instructors: Grant "Sandaa" Murata Tel: (808) 256-5919; Kyoko Hijirida Tel:(808)-455-8736 or Cell:(808)-388-8380

“Hanagurumu” by Chinen Toshiko Ryuso Bunka Gakuin

Saturday, July 26, 2014, 6:30 pm, at Hawaii Theatre (1130 Bethel Street). General seating tickets - $45 & VIP seating - $100 (includes assigned seating and cocktail reception before the show). All tickets include a $3.00 restoration fee to the Hawaii Theatre. Only 84 VIP seats available. Please purchase them early! Please contact Junko Bise at (808) 218-8195, or for vouchers. Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets at the Hawai’i Theatre box office by July 12, 2014. Every admission requires a ticket.

Spring ’14 Course Work

**NEW!!** ASAN 320O Asian Nation Studies: Okinawa :
Multidisciplinary examination of Okinawa: cultural, social, economic, and political lives of its people. Prerequisite: 201 and 202, or consent.

JPN 472 Okinawan Language and Culture II: The second of a series of two courses (JPN 471-472) focusing on Okinawan literature, language skills, heritage, and cultural understanding. Prerequisite: JPN 471 or consent.

DNCE 306 Okinawan Dance I: Performance and techniques. Prerequisite: upper division standing or consent.

DNCE 406 Okinawan Dance II: Performance and techniques at intermediate level. Prerequisite: 306 or consent.

MUS 311F Okinawan Music Ensembles I: Performance and literature for ensembles. Prerequisite: upper division standing or consent.


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