Obuchi Forum -Okinawa Now-
Sunday, March 21, 2010, from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
University of Hawaii Manoa’s Koi Room, Imin Conference Center (Jefferson Hall), East-West Center
Free admission and free parking!
It is our great pleasure to invite all of you to come to learn and discuss contemporary issues in Okinawa at the upcoming Obuchi forum –Okinawa Now-. This forum will be held at the Imin Center at the East-West Center in Honolulu, on March 21st. This event is part of 50th anniversary celebration of East-West Center, which has hosted many students and scholars from Okinawa since its establishment in 1960. As one of the institution’s programs, the Obuchi scholarship was designed to accommodate Okinawan students in 2000 and marks the 10th anniversary this year. At the forum, Okinawan and Okinawa-related students at University of Hawaii and East-West Center, including Obuchi scholarship grantees and many others, would like to share knowledge about and discuss current events in Okinawa, with the Okinawan community in Hawaii.
The forum will feature the following topics: military base issue, tourism, Okinawa in pop culture, and Okinawan’s youth identity.
Download the flyer (PDF) for more info.
(Nifee deebitan to Shari for the info!)