Okinawa Governor Visits New York

Okinawa, the southernmost prefecture in Japan, is probably best known for its unfortunate role in hosting the Battle of Okinawa during World War II and for the US military presence occupying the chain of islands ever since. The poorest of Japan’s 47 prefectures, Okinawa relies heavily on its tourism industry. With pristine beaches and world-class scuba diving, Okinawa is a popular vacation/wedding/honeymoon destination for mainland … Continue reading Okinawa Governor Visits New York

Local residents participate in Socks for Japan

Imagine you’re faced with a natural disaster that forces you from your home or office with only the clothes on your back and the socks on your feet. Fast forward a month. Imagine you’ve been staying in an emergency shelter, and you’re still wearing the same socks. There’s barely enough water to drink, so laundry is out of the question. Continue reading Local residents participate in Socks for Japan