Weekly Update 8/27

Dear Members and Friends of JASH, Due to the government Stay at Home orders, our office will be closed beginning today, August 27 to Thursday, September 10, 2020. JASH staff will be working remotely from home but may still be contacted via email. Let’s work together and do our part to fight COVID-19! Stay Home. Stay Safe. Stay Healthy.

Today, August 27th, is National Just Because Day……. Just Because Day has become a great way to spread random acts of kindness. Send a thoughtful card to a friend, just because. Give your grandparents a call, just because. Pick up the trash from your neighbor’s yard, just because.

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.

Shared Programs

Hosted by the Japan Society of Northern California

Virtual Program 31st U.S. Japan Friendship Cup Online Tennis Event Tuesday, September 1, 2020 3:00pm HST Free

This year Japan Society of Northern California will be hosting an online gathering to celebrate 31 years of the US-Japan Friendship Cup. They are extremely excited to welcome Former Ambassador Shunji Yanai as their special guest. Ambassador Yanai, while serving as the Consul General to Japan in San Francisco, helped create the very first US-Japan Friendship Cup Tournament. At this event he’ll be discussing the history of this tournament and the importance the grassroots friendship between the U.S. and Japan. You will also be able to learn about the history of Yonex and tennis rackets, participate in a tennis trivia quiz, network, and more. Participants in the trivia quiz may win a Yonex racket as a prize! For details and to register, please click here.

Hosted by the UH College of Social Sciences Matsunaga Institute for Peace