Saint Louis School in Kaimuki is looking for a full-time position Japanese teacher for the next school year. Click here to find out the detail.
An educational technology conference for educators
June 2 - 4, 2014 at Blaisedell Center, Honolulu, Hawaii
Click here to register!
Available courses (click on each title for more information):
Japanese First Year (Part I) online
Japanese First Year (Part I) teacher-led
Japanese First Year (Part II) online
Japanese First Year (Part II) teacher-led
Japanese Second Year (Part I) online
Japanese Second Year (Part I) teacher-led
Japanese Second Year (Part II) online
Japanese Second Year (Part II) teacher-led
Calling all high school students! There are several great opportunities for high school students to study Japanese at college campuses this summer. Visit each website for more information.
Beloit College, Summer Intensive Language Program
Middlebury Language School
Highlighting JAPAN - April issue is out!
No. 75(April 4, 2014)
[Contents of Highlighting JAPAN April 2014]
<< PRIME MINISTER'S DIARY >>
- Japan-Viet Nam Summit Meeting and Other Activities
<< COVER STORY >>
[WASHOKU -Japanese Food Goes Global-]
- Interview: Yoshihiro Murata
Owner, Kikunoi Restaurants
Japanese umami: makes for healthier global cuisine
- Interview: Masayuki Yamashita
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Aiming for a greater share of the global market
- Food Valley Tokachi
Hokkaido brand finds international success
- Edible Diamonds
Japanese fruit is beloved around the world
- Brewing Global Sake
Asahishuzo pushes the upper limits of quality
- Cutting Edge
The Tokyo Sushi Academy trains sushi chefs for the world
- An Unmistakable Aroma
750 years of soy sauce tradition takes to the tables of Europe’s finest restaurants
- Product ARITA
Japanese porcelain prized by chefs overseas
<< STUDENTS’ CORNER >>
- Hanami:Flower Viewing
<< SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY >>
- The SuMIRe Project
Momentous Japan-led dark matter and dark energy research
<< JAPANESE ABROAD >>
- Cool Mobility
Satoshi Sugie designs personal mobility for the next generation
<< 47 PREFECTURES: FROM A TO Y >>
- Miyazaki / Nagano
* Please click below to open the online magazine
"An Evening of Tsugaru Shamisen and Taiko"
innovative taiko artist Kenny Endo
and special guest from Japan
award-winning shamisen artist Hiromitsu Agatsuma
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 7:30 pm
2241 Kapiolani Blvd, Honolulu, HI
Tickets for the concert are:
$18 (general admission)
$15 (seniors 62+, current TCP members, TCP Youth Group parents)
$10 (youth to age 17, college students with current ID)
Seating is limited; remaining tickets will be sold at the door, one hour before showtime
Be sure to inform your high school students that each college requires different foreign language credits for application. Encourage them to take the 3rd year language course as many colleges require 3-year language credits.
Here is the list of colleges with their requirements. Please visit college's website for more information.
HATJ's monthly Benkyou-kai for April will be...
Where: Sacred Hearts Academy (link to Google map is http://goo.gl/OeFO73) Room 110
When: 10am-12pm, Saturday, April 19
1) project ideas for specific learning objectives, outcome & assessment - please bring project samples to share!
2) ideas for guest speakers & field trips
3) B.Y.O.T. (bring your own topics)
Join us for this fun opportunity to learn, share & network. Don't forget to invite your peers and friends!
落語 Rakugo is a traditional Japanese comedic storytelling, whose roots date back to the 16th century. Diane Kichijitsu, ダイアン吉日, a Rakugo performer originally from Liverpool, England will be visiting from Osaka to perform Rakugo in English.
Rakugo in English by Diane Kichijitsu
Thursday, April 3, 2014
6:00 Door Open
Orvis Auditorium, University of Hawaii at Manoa
FREE and open to the public.
To sign up for this event, please visit the following Eventrite link:
Watch the following YouTube video by her.
We had the biggest turnout at today's Benkyo-kai at Waipahu High School. 20 enthusiastic teachers and students shared their ideas and experiences for Japanese language education. Very exciting! Next Benkyo-kai will be Saturday, April 19. Detail to follow.