Weekly Update 8/20


Virtual Program Forest Bathing Saturday, August 29, 2020 9:00am – 10:00am HST 12:00pm - 1:00pm PST 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST Sunday, August 30, 2020 4:00pm - 5:00pm JST Tickets: FREE

Join us for a virtual forest bathing program with Phyllis Look, Hawaii’s first forest therapy guide. This program is normally $15-$20, but thanks to the generous support from Blue Zones Project, it is free for JASH members! For details and to register, please click here.

Upcoming Event

Live Event JASH 30th Annual Friendship Golf Classic Monday, November 2, 2020 Tee Time: 11:30am

Questions? Contact Justin George at justin@gsehawaii.com or 808-778-2747. For details and to register, please click here.

Recent Program

Thank you to everyone who attended our inaugural Virtual Natsumatsuri produced by JASH NexGen leaders! We hope you had a great evening full of music by Yuttai Kwattai, Hikariyama Torao, Anju Madoka, and Eden Kai, and enjoyed the bentos from our restaurant partners Izakaya Nonbei and Zigu. If you missed the LIVE Zoom event, you can still watch the festivities on our JASH YouTube Channel. Mahalo to our Title Sponsor, Island Insurance Foundation.

Shared Programs

Hosted by the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center

Virtual Program TAKE Leadership Series Tuesday, August 25, 2020 4:00pm-5:00pm HST Tickets: FREE

A catalyst for community-minded work and a firm believer in the power of Hawaii's unique culture, Micah Kane, Chief Executive Officer and President of Hawaii Community Foundation will be speaking on Philanthropy and Community Togetherness during COVID-19. For details and to register, please click here.

Hosted by the Japan-Society of Dallas/Fort Worth & the Japan-Society of Georgia

Virtual Program Air Travel Today and Tomorrow Tuesday, August 25, 2020 7:00am – 8:00am HST Tickets: FREE

Since the global outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, domestic air travel has slumped, international passenger traffic has decreased by 95% in some markets, and losses amount in the billions of dollars. As the airline industry grapples with uncertain revenue streams and government stimulus packages, it must also adopt new measures to ensure health and safety on aircraft and in airports. Additionally, many potential passengers will not return to flying until there is an effective vaccine to stem the spread of coronavirus. Join us for a discussion on the short-term impact and the long-term implications for air travel with leaders from major air carriers and one of the busiest airports in the world.

For details and to register, please click here.

Hosted by the U.S.-Japan Council

Virtual Program Regional Women In Leadership: Stories of Women Leaders In the South Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:00am – 11:15am HST Tickets: FREE

Gender equality and women’s empowerment remains an important issue in both the United States and Japan. This webinar will explore four women leaders and their personal journeys to success. In Part I, in her talk entitled, “Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment,” Consul General Kayoko Fukushima will speak about her experiences and share observations from her former role as the first Director of the Japan Liaison Office of UN Women. Part II will consist of a panel of three women which highlights each of their individual and unique experiences as businesswomen in the South, with comparative discussions on working in a major Japanese corporation. For details and to register, please click here.

Organized by License Academy

Virtual Program

2020 Japan Virtual Education Fair

Saturday, August 29, 2020 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm (HST)

Sunday, August 30, 2020 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm (HST)

Join Japan Virtual Education Fair 2020 to learn about various educational opportunities in Japan and listen to various live educational webinars. Please click HERE for more information. Click HERE to register.

License Academy is also offering free public lectures, Japanese language lessons and school tours daily on its Facebook. Pre-registration is required for these free classes.

Presented by the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth on August 11, 2020

A Summer Day in Japan: Adventure of Natsuo and Natsuko Natsuo and Natsuko are visiting their grandparents. Let’s take a look how they spend a day, and learn some Japanese summer traditions from them. You will explore Radio taiso (Japanese calisthenics), Ohaka mairi (visiting family grave), Japanese special summer foods, a Japanese summer festival and more!

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