Okinawa

Futenma Base protests rallies in Okinawa, Hawaii, Guam, Korea Tokuno Is.


PAN-PACIFIC RALLY TO DEMILITARIZE THE PACIFIC:

SOLIDARITY WITH OKINAWA, GUAM, TOKUNO ISLAND, KOREA & HAWAI`I

END THE OCCUPATION OF FUTENMA!

PRINCE KUHIO FEDERAL BUILDING, HONOLULU (300 ALA MOANA BLVD & PUNCHBOWL)

FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2010 4:30-6:30 (Hawaii)

Governor Nakaima of Okinawa visited Hawaii

Governor Nakaima Hirokazu of Okinawa Prefecture who has been visiting US since November 4 attended the reception held at the Okinawa Center at 6:30 PM on Nov. 9. He chat with people of Hawaii's Uchinanchu communities. While he is in Hawaii, he visited the newly established Okinawa Study Center in UH Manoa.

Oseibo-Set by WUB Okinawa For markets out of Okinawa

(Translated by Robert Kishaba from an Okinawa Times article, November 13, 2009)

The business network of Okinawan, Worldwide Uchinanchu business Association (WUB,Okinawa) started selling a original oseibo gift set made up of members' products (Oseibo = a customary year-end gift to relatives, friends, sponsors and so on) on Nov. 11. This is the first project of gift set to promote members' close relationship, limited sales to public 500 boxes handled by the net "Okinawa ichi".

Chimugukuru: A Celebration of the Heart, Spirit & Soul of Hawaii's Okinawan Community

Come join us for Chimugukuru: A Celebration of the Heart, Soul and Spirit of Hawaii's Okinawan Community (featuring storyteller Alton Chung). 100% of proceeds from this celebration support the Hawaii United Okinawa Association and Ikuyu Madin (HUOA Capital Campaign). The event runs from 1 pm to 9 pm, headlined by two special storytelling programs. Join us for some or all of the special events planned for the day.

The Okinawa We See in Our Dreams

“Imi ni Miru Uchinaa” The Okinawa We See In Our Dreams: An Okinawa Conference on Identity Awareness.
A public discussion on Okinawa's past, present, and future through the eyes of Hawaii's 3rd and 4th generation Uchinaanchu.

Date: October 24, 2009 (Saturday)
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Place: Gushikawa Kouminkan (Uruma City, Okinawa)
Cost: Free
Sponsor: Ukwanshinkabudan

For more information: contact the Gushikawa Kouminkan at 098-973-3407 (Japanese language only)
http://www.ukwanshin.org/blog/?p=619

Osu....

Osu....Okinawa kara da yo......Mina Genki... Wow last post was a year ago.....

Ryudai Sanshin Circle

2009 University of the Ryukyus
Sanshin Circle Songbook

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Hokulea TaiPing

It would be very appropriate for Hokule'a/TaiPing ships to stop at Naha. The Okinawa Kingdom had very close tributary relationship with China. Since Okinawa is so close, Fujian(ese)ships must have stopped there very often. Also,since the racial and cultural features of the Okinawans seems to have some Polynesian influences, the ancient Polynesians must have landed in Okinawa as they did in other islands all over the Pacific.

Strongman Triathlon: Miyako, Okinawa April 2009

Next year (2009) will be 25th Anniversay of the Strongman Triathlon on Miyako Island Okinawa, Japan. The competition features a 3km swim, 155km bicycle course, and a full-distance marathon run. The event is patterned after the "Grand Daddy" Ironman Triathlon on Kona, Hawaii. The All-Japan triathlon on Miyako Island is an event higly rated all over the world.

HAARI BOAT FESTIVAL HILO HAWAII August 15-16

Hui Okinawa will be hosting the exciting Haari Boat festival in Hilo, Hawaii 15-16 August:

Join Us for an exciting celebration of Okinawan Culture in Hilo, August 15th and 16th for the 2008 International Haari Boat Festival and Races!

Hosted by Hui Okinawa, an International cultural organization promoting Okinawan culture and relationships worldwide, the races will be held on the beautiful Wailoa River in downtown Hilo, on Hawai`i's Big Island...

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