Lecture: Genealogy in Okinawa

August 5, 2017

Public Lecture “Kafu (Genealogy) in Okinawa: An Overview Examination of the Uchima Family Documents” by Professor Masayuki Dana Date: Thursday, August 31, 2017 Time: 2pm Location: UHM Hamilton Library Room 301 Lecture is Open to Public  

Presentation: The Production of THE RYUKYU KINGDOM

August 4, 2017

The Center for Okinawan Studies Presents: The Role of the Digitization Project in the Production of THE RYUKYU KINGDOM: Cornerstone of East Asia by Dr. Mamoru Akamine, professor at the University of the Ryukyus DATE: Wednesday, August 30, 3pm Place: … Continue reading

Okinawa’s Former Governor Ota’s Memorial Service

July 28, 2017

The NHK coverage of Okinawa’s former governor Ota Masahide’s memorial service http://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/20170726/k10011075431000.html Ota was affiliated with the East-West Center’s Institute for Cultural Learning in the 1970s.

KUMIWUDUI : A lecture-demonstration

June 5, 2017

Kumiwudui is the Classical Dance Drama of the Ryukyu Kingdom. This year makrs the 41st anniversary of a visit by Kin Ryosho, and his teaching of Okinawan Dance and the Kumiwudui at the University of Hawaiʻi. The lecture-demonstration is one … Continue reading


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