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Japan Currents 2022

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

10:00 PM


12:00 AM


In-Person & Online Hybrid Event


Join the Japan-America Society of Hawaii for our annual Japan Currents program, which will be a hybrid in-person and online event on Wednesday, March 16, 2022. Check-in for our exclusive, limited-seating in-person luncheon will begin at 11:30AM (HST), with lunch service beginning at noon; the virtual broadcast of our speakers will begin at 1:00PM (HST) [4PM (PDT) 7PM (EDT) / Mar. 17 at 8AM (JST)]. Please see the "In-Person Attendance" and "Zoom Attendance" sections below for more information on this hybrid program.

Our program on "Political and Economic Challenges in the U.S.-Japan Relationship" features two experts in U.S.-Japan affairs. We are honored to welcome Dr. Joshua Walker, President and CEO of Japan Society, and Dr. Mieko Nakabayashi, Professor at Waseda University and External/Independent Director of TOPPAN INC. This program will be moderated by Ms. Barbara Tanabe, founder of Hoʻakea Communications, LLC and JASH Board Director.

Mahalo to the Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C. and the National Association of Japan-America Societies for sponsoring this hybrid program.

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