JASH Weekly Update 7/16

Dear Members and Friends of JASH: We are very pleased and honored to feature JASH lifetime member and author Michael Malaghan as he discusses his new book release A Question of Loyalty which dramatizes the Nisei struggle to prove their loyalty to a doubtful country wary of their presence. The novel features the early heroic days of the 100th/442nd and life in the concentration camps. Mr. Malaghan spent a lifetime in the corporate world on four continents, but knew in his heart that he was a writer. Married to a Tochigi “new Issei” and living in Hawaii, he knew the story of the Nisei Territorial Guard, who were stripped of their uniforms weeks after Pearl Harbor only to enlist a year later when allowed, was the stuff of a good story.

Education Program Series

Looking for fun activities from the comfort of your home this summer or ways to express your creativity? Let’s learn origami from Hawaii’s Origami Swami, Ashley Nishihara, and make your own paper creations! You will learn origami while listening to entertaining stories. No prior experience required! Click HERE to find more information and register.

Hachijojima: Language of the Isle Virtual Talk-Story with David Iannucci, PhD, University of Hawaii at Manoa June 30, 2020 7:00pm-8:00pm

Stay tuned for more information!

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Interested in the challenges and opportunities of being an entrepreneur in Japan? Want to understand the role of higher education in fostering an innovation ecosystem? Want to see deeper U.S.-Japan partnerships to promote entrepreneurship? Moderated by one of the most outstanding women in the Japanese corporate sector today, and broadcast live from Tokyo, Okinawa, and New York, this webinar will cover these topics and more through a moderated conversation that includes experienced entrepreneurs, business strategists, and innovation leaders in both the U.S. and Japan. It promises to enlighten and to lead to some practical suggestions for participants and policy makers. Click HERE to register.

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