Weekly Update 11/12

Dear Members and Friends of JASH,

Our Online Silent Auction launches TODAY, Thursday, November 12. Thanks to our generous donors, we have a great assortment of items available for your bids, ranging from gift baskets to vacation packages. Click here to register, view items, and place your bids!

Online Silent Auction Begins: Nov. 12, 2020 @ Noon (HST) Ends: Nov. 16, 2020 @ Noon (HST) Click Here to View

Be sure to also tune into our Annual Gala Reimagined, which airs LIVE on KHNL THIS Saturday, November 14, at 8:00pm (HST)! We have a first-class program prepared for you, and we are so excited to introduce you to our honored guests, Mr. Hiroshi Kawano, Senior Vice President of Sony Corporation, who will be accepting the Bridge Award on behalf of Sony Corporation, and Mr. Corbett Kalama, President of Friends of Hawaii Charities, who will present this year’s keynote speech. There will also be great entertainment from Hikariyama Torao, Keauhou, and Kenny Endo and the Taiko Center of the Pacific. Click here to learn more! Mahalo to our title sponsor, Central Pacific Bank Foundation.

JASH Annual Gala Reimagined

Saturday, November 14, 2020

8:00pm-9:00pm HST

Airing on KHNL

Shared Events

Hosted by Lighthouse

Virtual Program

Japanese College Fair 2020 Fall Online Nov. 4 – Dec. 3, 2020 Free

Lighthouse presents an online Japanese College Fair webinar series, which will run from November 4, 2020 through December 3, 2020. Over the month, 32 universities throughout Japan will present their programs and answer questions from the audience. You must pre-register for the presentations you wish to attend.

To view the schedule of presentations and to register, click here.

Hosted by  Temple University, Japan Campus

Virtual Program T-Time with TUJ Students: Student life and activities Sunday, Nov. 15 3:00pm HST Free

Learn about how the concept of “mottainai” has shaped the way Japanese companies approach food waste reduction.  All registrants will receive a recipe and a set of complimentary ZENB Veggie Sticks. For details and to register, click here.

Public Service Announcement

FREE PPE is available for qualified organizations through the State of Hawaii’s COVID-19 PPE Distribution Program. Independent medical providers, child-care providers, eldercare facilities, small businesses (fewer than 100 employees), restaurants, and nonprofit organizations can order supplies to help keep their employees and the community safe. All orders must be submitted by Nov. 15, 2020 and will be shipped directly to you. For more information or to place your order, click here. To view a quick 2-min. video on how to apply, click here. Questions? Email esf7.hiema@hawaii.gov

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