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


May 8, 2017

Please find information below about the upcoming collaborative “Underdescribed Languages and Histories Workshop” which is co-sponsored by the National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, the National Museum of Japanese History, and UHM linguistics  community (NINJAL-NMJH-UHM). The workshop will be … Continue reading

OKINAWA: The Afterburn

March 25, 2017

Save the day on Sunday, April 9 for a film screening of “OKINAWA: The Afterburn” Followed by a discussion with Director & Producer John Junkerman Location: Shidler College of Business, A-101 Time: 1pm-4pm Co-sponsored by UHM Center for Okinawan Studies; … Continue reading

Lecture: Interpreting Okinawa

February 27, 2017

Public Presentations at the School of Pacific and Asian Studies: Interpreting Okinawa: Place-Making and the Nature of the Past by Andrea Elizabeth Murray, an Associate in Research at the Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studeis, Harvard University. Date: Monday, February 27 … Continue reading

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