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2016 / Okinawa lecture to focus on traditions of Lunar New Year, Feb. 6

Okinawa Lunar New Year

Forwarded for the Okinawa Association of America Lunar New Year’s Traditions in Okinawa: Lecture and Performance On Saturday, Feb. 6, 1:00 pm, the Okinawa Association of America in Gardena will host a special event focusing on Lunar New Year’s traditions in Okinawa. A Skype video lecture will be presented by Eric Wada from Hawaii....
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2015 / 70 years after the Battle of Okinawa; lecture to be held in Gardena, June 20

Battle of Okinawa Lecture

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of World War II’s Battle of Okinawa, the Okinawa Association of America (OAA) will host a special event on Saturday, June 20, 5:30 PM, at the OAA Center in Gardena. Masahide Ota – former governor of Okinawa Prefecture and founder of the Okinawa Peace Research Institute – will present...
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2014 / Okinawa Talk / An Iejima-island pastor from Okinawa, Aug. 26 at 7 pm

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Forwarded for Okinawa Association of America Okinawa Association of America presents a talk by Rev. Megumi Enomoto on Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 7 pm at Room 103, Okinawa Association of America building, 16500 South Western Ave, Gardena. Rev. Enomoto spent 20 years in remote island Iejima. The Okinawan phrases “nuchi du takara” (healthy life...
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2014 / Okinawa Slide Show & Okinawa Travel Plan by Okinawa Guidebook Author, Aug. 9 at 1:00 pm at Gardena JCI

Okinawa Guide Book by Robert Walker

Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute and Cultural News present “Okinawa slide show and Okinawa travel plan by Okinawa guide book author Robert Walker” on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at Nisei Veteran Hall of the GVJCI in Gardena. Admission free. This is the second appearance of Robert Walker to Gardena...
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2014 / Author of new Okinawa guidebook to come to Little Tokyo Library for slide show, May 10

Robert Walker Okinawa guide book

On Saturday, May 10, from 11am – 1pm, Kinokuniya Bookstore and Little Tokyo Branch Library will co-sponsor a slide show presentation and book signing by the author of a new guide book about Okinawa and the Ryukyu Islands. It will be held at: Little Tokyo Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library 203 S....
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2014 / Okinawa slide show & book signing by author of new guide book to Ryukyu Islands, May 4

Okinawa Guide Book by Robert Walker

Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute and Cultural News co-sponsor Okinawa slide show and book signing by an author of a new guide book about Ryukyu Islands including Okinawa on Sunday, May 4 at 1:00 pm at Nisei Veteran Hall in the JCI, Gardena. The book will be available to sell for $20. Cash only....
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2014 / Local Japan elections cast shadow for Abe, WSJ reports

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Wall Street Journal, Saturday, January 18, 2014 Local Japan Elections Cast Shadow for Abe By Toko Sekiguchi TOKYO – Having won both parliamentary chambers last year, 2014 was supposed to be an election-free year for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe—at least none that would rock his policy boat in any meaningful way. But an unscheduled...
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2013 / Okinawan music / Sanshin concert by performer from Okinawa, July 20

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  Fija Byro Live: pirin paran USA tour 2013 Presented by Okinawa Cultural Association of Texas Date: July 20 (Saturday) 8 pm – 9 pm Location: Gardena Buddhist Church, 1517 West 166th Street, Gardena, CA 90247   Ticket: $15 (Online ticket: fijabyron.eventbrite.com)  The Okinawa Association of America at (310) 532-1929 For more information call...
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2013/ Okinawa booth to be opened at Los Angeles Times Travel Show, Feb 23, 24

20130222 Okinawa Travel Show

Okinawa Convention and Visitors Bureau hosts its own booth at the 15th annual Los Angeles Times Travel Show on Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 24 at Los Angeles Convention Center. Travel Show opens from 10:00 am – 5 pm. Regular admission is $10. Los Angeles Convention Center is located at 1201 South Figueroa...
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