Posted in April 2012

Event: 2nd Eisa Drum Festival in Hawaii

WHAT? 2nd Eisa Drum Festival WHEN? Saturday, May 12, 2012 TIME? 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm WHERE? Great Lawn, Kapiolani Community College Kapiolani Community College and the Office of Student Activities are pleased to announce that the 2nd Eisa Drum Festival will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2012 on the Great Lawn at the … Continue reading

Ryu-Unit, New Jap Swing

I’ve been wondering what happened to the original members of DA PUMP after KEN left in 2009. I saw Shinobu’s Okinawan Pop group in Tokyo back in 2009, ISSA recently starred in the “Ryujin Mabuyer” film, and now I know what’s happened to the other two members. KEN and YUKINARI formed an all-Okinawan hip-hop trio … Continue reading

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:
It wasn’t just a one-time event! The Automattic Worldwide WP 5k is back again in 2012! Set your timers for April 29th! At Automattic we work from all over the world, and we use internal blogs for socializing and exchanging non-work ideas in addition to making WordPress.com and our other products more…

Originally posted on Grits and Sushi:
Last week I attended the International Symposium on Okinawan Studies that was held at Waseda University in Tokyo.  It was the first time for me to attend a conference solely on Okinawa and it was great to connect with so many scholars I’ve followed for a while, meet up…