UH Giving Tuesday 2022 campaign

CALL (College of Arts, Languages, Literature, and Letters) is currently running donation campaign to aid students of CALL. Your donation will provide urgent financial support to students in the College of Arts, Languages & Letters–the largest and newest college at … Continue reading

The 7th Worldwide Uchinanchu Festival in Okinawa (Travel Support for Students)

As of August 15, Monday, the 7th Worldwide Uchinanchu Festival in Okinawa will be held as planned: https://wuf2022.com/ja/ The Center for Okinawan Studies is able to offer partial travel support to select students who intend to participate in the Festival … Continue reading

Born Again Uchinanchu Hawaii website

February 16, 2022

“Born Again Uchinanchu: The Hawaii Experience” is the working title for an Okinawan community book, whose publication is tentatively scheduled for summer of 2022. It is being written by Karleen Chinen, the longtime writer and editor of The Hawaii Herald, … Continue reading

Opportunity to immerse in Okinawan history, Spring 2021

December 15, 2020

Professor Mark McNally is going to offer History 423: Okinawa CRN 91172, Asynchronous course Spring 2021. Please see the attached flyer for more info.

Opportunity to immerse in Okinawan Literature Next Semester, Spring 2021

December 10, 2020

There is going to be a class Okinawan Literature, taught in the Okinawan language at UHM Spring 2021! Dr. Stewart Curry will offer JPN 472: Okinawan Language & Literature(A 500-year Legacy of Poetry, Drama, and Prose), CRN 93025, MW 3:00PM-4:15pm … Continue reading

Come join the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Foundation (OIST Foundation) 1st Anniversary Gala – Dec 2, Wed, 6:30PM (EST)

The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Foundation (OIST Foundation) 1st Anniversary Gala “Splash,” can be viewed on the gala website : https://oistfoundationgala.splashthat.com . The Gala will take place on Dec 2 (Wed) from 6:30PM (EST). The Foundation has had a remarkable … Continue reading

An Opinion Article on Shuri Castle Fire written by COS Director Dr. Masato Ishida, Now Available through Nikkei Asian Review Online

November 13, 2019

COS Director Dr. Masato Ishida has written an opinion article on Nikkei Asian Review (Wednesday, November 7, 2019 issue), regarding devastating loss of Okinawa’s Shuri Castle by fire. The article can be accessed free from the following link: https://asia.nikkei.com/Opinion/Shuri-Castle-fire-highlights-unique-Okinawan-history-and-identity

Want to learn Okinawan language? New elementary Okinawan class available next semester!

November 15, 2018

In Spring 2019 semester, Dr. Stewart Curry will offer an introductory Okinawan language class. For those interested, this will be a perfect opportunity to immerse into Okinawan language. Please check it out! East Asian Languages & Literatures (EALL) 197—Elementary Okinawan … Continue reading

(Past Event) Want to listen to nice Okinawan music? Please join us on Sunday, November 11 at music event “Sacred Sounds of Ryukyu” at Orvis Auditorium

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On November 11th, Sunday, from 6pm, there will be traditional Okinawan music performance at Orvis Auditorium,UH Manoa Music Department. Please click on the flyer below for further details. Sacred Sounds of Ryukyu Flyer For online ticket purchase, please click on … Continue reading

(Past Event) 10/13 Sat. Symposium: 30th Anniversary of the University of Hawai’i – University of the Ryukyus Partnership

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University of Hawai’i and University of Ryukyus are hosting a symposium on 10/13 Saturday from 9 am – 4:30 pm at Center for Korean Studies at University of Hawai’i at Manoa. Further details to follow. For seating and lunch information, … Continue reading

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