JASH APCC Junior Ambassadors Visit Chozen-Ji & ʻAkahiao Nature Institute

This summer, the Japan-America Society of Hawaii’s four Junior Ambassadors (JAs) are learning all about Japan and local Hawaii culture in preparation to represent Hawaii in this year’s Asian-Pacific Children’s Convention BRIDGE Virtual Summer Camp (APCC BVSC). Although the over 40 APCC delegations throughout Asia and the Pacific are still unable to convene in person in Japan, we are nonetheless excited for the virtual exchanges that will bridge students from around the world in July and August.

In preparation for the virtual summer camp, our 11-year-old JAs have been busy learning about Japan, Hawaii, and the other participating countries and cities through our monthly JASH Workshops which this year feature many hands-on activities. Kicking off their studies, JAs navigated their way around Don Quijote, searching for Japanese delicacies. With curiou