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

October 25, 2018

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

October 8, 2018

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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