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Paranku Ladies with the Japanese Consulate General at Ucnhinanch Talk Story IV
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Uchinanchu Talk Story 4 Symposium
Keynote speakers Dr. Craig Wilcox and Dr. Brad Wilcox
Akisamiya! Club
Akisamiyo! Field Trip at the Hawaii Okinawa Center
Uchinanchu Talk Story III
Panel discussion at the US Military Bases in Okinawa Forum
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Prof. Dennis Ogawa Honored

Prof. Dennis M. Ogawa, longtime WUB Hawaii member, received a medal from the Emperor of Japan, the Order of the Rising Sun, on 24 May 2016.  The ceremony was held at the Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu.  

The award was given in recognition of Prof. Ogawa's contribution to the development of Japanee studies in the US and his promotion of mutual understanding between Japan and the US.

 

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Wikipedia article: "Order of the Rising Sun"