Students receiving their EWC completion cetificates.
Participants Honored at EWC 'Ho'opuka' Completion Ceremony

78 students completing their EWC awards were honored at this year's spring Ho'opuka - or "to pass through" - ceremony. Awardees represented some 25 countries or territories and 47 fields of study.

EWC Releases Newest Edition of Japan Matters for America in Tokyo
EWC Releases Newest Edition of Japan Matters for America in Tokyo

On April 15, EWC, in collaboration with SPF, released the newest edition of the Japan Matters for America publication and one-page state and congressional district connection summaries.

60th Anniversary Alumni Conference to be held in Honolulu in 2020

Join us in celebrating the East-West Center's 60th Anniversary at the upcoming EWC/EWCA 60th Anniversary International Conference on June 30-July 2, 2020 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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New Report Reveals Younger Okinawans' Attitudes Toward US Bases

US military personnel pose with Okinawan students at an outreach event
US service personnel pose with Okinawan students at an outreach event.
A new East-West Center report on the attitudes of younger Okinawans toward the islands’ US military bases has found that many have mixed feelings about the bases and are often more concerned with other issues such as jobs, the economy and the possibility of natural disasters. While US service personnel are generally regarded positively, there is strong feeling that the island hosts too large a share of the foreign bases in Japan. ...more...

Taiwan President Views History Exhibit at EWC

Taiwan President Tsai views exhibit at East-West CenterTaiwan President Tsai Ing-wen paid her second visit to the East-West Center March 27 during a stopover in Honolulu, viewing an exhibit on 40 years of the Taiwan Relations Act. She last visited EWC in 2017. ...more...

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