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JASH Weekly Update: Announcing Our Natsumatsuri Theme & Venue

Dear Members and Friends of JASH, Have you marked your calendars for August 17 to join our JASH NexGen Natsumatsuri? Join us at the BSIDE Lounge & Venue at Ward Village for an evening of summer festival food from restaurants at Ward. There will also be festive drinks and entertainment specially designed around this year's theme: 銀座 GINZA. We're excited to share more details with you, so stay tuned for more announcements! To keep up-to-date with our events, follow us on Instagram (@jashawaii) and Facebook (@JapanAmericaSocietyofHawaii).


3rd Annual JASH NexGen Natsumatsuri

Presented by Island Insurance Foundation


August 17, 2022



BSIDE Lounge & Venue

at Ward Village (1240 Ala Moana Blvd)

Mahalo to our Title Natsu Sponsor, Island Insurance Foundation. The JASH NexGen Advisory Committee is made up of JASH’s young leaders who continue the mission of promoting understanding and friendship between the people of Japan and the U.S. through the special and unique perspective of Hawaii. If you are interested in becoming involved with NexGen, please contact Lila at





32nd Annual JASH Friendship Golf Classic

Presented by Pacific Guardian Life


Monday, July 18, 2022

Shotgun Start at 11:30AM


Mid-Pacific Country Club


Now Accepting Teams!

Click the button above to sponsor a team or donate to our tournament.

Teams are going FAST for our 32nd Annual JASH Friendship Golf Classic! If you are interested in supporting this year's Golf Classic, click the "JOIN" button above to visit this year's event webpage. We only have a few spots remaining, so register today! To learn more about our Golf Classic, please contact Justin George at Mahalo to our Title Sponsor, Pacific Guardian Life for their longtime continued support of our Golf Classic.





Getting Ready to Welcome Japan Back and Support Hawaii's Economic Recovery

Co-hosted by Chamber of Commerce Hawaii and Japan-America Society of Hawaii

Presented by Hawaiian Airlines


Monday, July 25, 2022






Includes breakfast buffet.

*Select "Register as a non-member," enter code JASH2022, and click "APPLY" to receive this price.

The Chamber of Commerce Hawaii and Japan-America Society of Hawaii invite you to join us for a panel discussion on the return of Japanese travelers to Hawaii.

Tourism and business leaders participate in two panel discussions on the return of Hawaii's largest international visitor market, Japan. Panelists to discuss how airlines, tour companies, hotels and local businesses are preparing for the return of Japanese travelers to Hawaii, strategies to increase their spending in the islands, shopping and marketing trends and more. Learn tips and strategies to support the economic recovery of local businesses. Mahalo to our Event Sponsor, Hawaiian Airlines.




JASH Bridge Awards Dinner

Presented by Central Pacific Bank Foundation


October 10, 2022

Join us on October 10, 2022 at the Sheraton Waikiki as we celebrate our two 2022 Awardees⁠—Halekulani Corporation and Jake Shimabukuro⁠—for their outstanding contributions to advancing Hawaii-Japan relations. Mahalo to our Bridge Awards Event Title Sponsor, Central Pacific Bank Foundation.



By Pacific Rim Cup

Pacific Rim Cup 2022

Keiki Soccer Clinic

Sat., July 9

Waipio Peninsula Soccer Complex

Hawaii’s soccer youth will get to train with the best of the best this summer as Pacific Rim Cup brings together international soccer stars from Hawaii and Japan. Online registration is OPEN until June 17 for hundreds of keiki soccer players and enthusiasts who seek the opportunity to train under world-class professionals at the Pacific Rim Cup 2022 Keiki Soccer Clinic on July 9 from 8AM to 1:30PM at the Waipio Peninsula Soccer Complex. The clinic is free and open to children ages four through 13. Space is limited and participants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. For details and to register, click here.


By Hawaii Tokai International College

Tokai Juku 2022

Japanese Language & Culture

Online Summer Camp

For High School Students

July 18-22

This program provides a perfect opportunity for high school students to reinforce and enrich what they have learned in their Japanese classes. There will be activities with our Hawaii Tokai college students to practice speaking in Japanese and learn more about their lifestyles in Japan! Early Bird registration ends June 24, 2022. For details and to register, click here.

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