Addressing topics connecting the past, present, and future of a resilient Hawaiʻi-Japan legacy spanning 135 years.
Anyone interested in Hawaiʻi-Japan connections is welcome to attend!
Economic ties between Hawaiʻi and Japan in the age of COVID-19
Insightful virtual panel discussion on the newest developments in both visitor industries, with an examination of economic revival and what’s on the horizon.
Under the constantly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, maintaining economic ties between Japan and Hawaiʻi is an unprecedented challenge. What are the prospects of economic exchange between the two regions? What new initiatives are in place to foster the bonds? Join us for a panel discussion on pragmatic ways to enhance the Japan-Hawaiʻi relationship. We will have brief presentations by the three speakers, followed by discussion and a Q&A session.
“Economic ties between Hawaiʻi and Japan in the age of COVID-19” is the first in the “Hawaiʻi-Japan Connection Series,” organized by the College of Social Sciences at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa under the College’s new Japan-Hawai‘i Socio-Economic Innovation Initiative.
The people-to-people bridge in higher education
Learn about the latest in online educational opportunities and experiences for Japanese university students seeking to study university subjects ranging from economics to geography.
3/11: Ten years after the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami
A virtual briefing with forecasts by CSS Urban and Regional Planning faculty on disaster prevention/mitigation and building resilience in Japan.
Looking at Science with an Eye Toward Social Change and Responsibility
The Dean’s Hour series explores the impact of the College of Social Sciences at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa on today’s society.