Next Meeting: 6 June 2017

Guest Speaker: Lee Tonouchi

Lee Tonouchi

 

Address     One Ala Moana Condo                       Location      Movie Room

Date           Tuesday  6 June 2017                        Time           6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Parking      Park at Ala Moana Shopping Center 4th floor at the old Nordstrom’s garage. take elevator down to 1st floor, walk over to One Ala Moana, and check in with guard.

Costs           $20 for WUB members and guests, $10 for Akisamiyo! members

Agenda       Lee Tonouchi — also known as the Pidgin Guerrilla — will talk about: (1) his Uchinanchu identity and (2) his many faceted career as a college instructor, book publisher, magazine publisher, dictionary compiler, playwright, and more recently, as a food columnist for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.  Ho! Da guy get choke talent!  His presentation will be both entertaining and informative, encouraging and inspiring.  [Go read Liuchiuan.com article]

Meeting @ One Ala Moana Condo

 

April 30 – Community Talk Story

Jikoen Hongwanji

Date:    30 April 2017 (Sunday)
Time     4:30 to 6:00 PM
Place:   Jikoen Hongwanji (1731 N. School St.)

From Surviving to Thriving

Sustaining Life past, present & future in Okinawa and Hawaii

Join in community conversation “yuntaku” sharing stories from the past, challenges today & hopes for the future.

For more info:
HOA (Hawai`i Okinawa Alliance)
dok@riseup.net

 

 

Flag of the Ryukyus

Next Meeting: 26 April 2017

NEW LOCATION!      One Ala Moana Condo

Cabana – One Ala Moana

 

Address     One Ala Moana Condo                       Location      Cabana #1

Date           Wednesday  26 April 2017                  Time           6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Parking      Park at Ala Moana Shopping Center 4th floor at the old Nordstrom’s garage. take elevator down to 1st floor, walk over to One Ala Moana, and check in with guard.

Costs           $20 for members and guests, $10 for Akisamiyo! members

Agenda        Steve Sombrero and Roy Irei will present plans for the upcoming WUB conference which will celebrate WUB Network’s 20th anniversary.  We need a good turnout by members to ensure a high quality, exciting conference for our fellow WUB members coming in from Okinawa, Japan, Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina, and other parts of the globe.

 

Map of Okinawan Diaspora Source

 

 

Next Meeting: March 14, 2017

NEW LOCATION!      One Ala Moana Condo

Address     One Ala Moana Condo                     Location    Party and Vino Room

Date           Tuesday  14 March 2017                  Time           6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Parking      Park at Ala Moana Shopping Center 4th floor at the old Nordstrom’s garage. take elevator down to 1st floor, walk over to One Ala Moana, and check in with guard.

Costs           $20 for members and guests, $10 for Akisamiyo! members

Latin America report: John Tasato and Steve Sombrero

 

Next Meeting: 15 February 2017

NEW LOCATION!      One Ala Moana Condo

Address     One Ala Moana Condo                     Location    Theatre Room

Date           Wednesday  15 February 2017         Time           6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Parking       Park at Ala Moana Shopping Center

Costs           $20 for members and guests, $10 for Akisamiyo! members