OIST Foundation’s Okinawan Textile Webinar

Bashōfu: The Bridge Between Science and Art Wednesday, July 7 at 7:00 a.m. EDT Online Webinar Admission: Free (Suggested donation of $20 is appreciated) Join the OIST Foundation for a presentation on the science and art of Okinawa traditional bashōfu weaving. Bashōfu weaving, making fabric from banana tree fibers, has a long and storied history in Okinawa. Via this virtual event you will have the … Continue reading OIST Foundation’s Okinawan Textile Webinar

The OIST Foundation to Host Webinar to Give Update on COVID-19

COVID-19 Science Update Webinar Thursday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. EST Live via Zoom Admission: Free The OIST Foundation and OIST provide an update on SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, by four leading scientists at OIST (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology) who have spent the last year engaged in research on various aspects of the virus. The panelists will highlight scientific progress and … Continue reading The OIST Foundation to Host Webinar to Give Update on COVID-19

Catch Performances by Okinawan Americans in the “Save Okinawa Concert Series”

Save Okinawa Concert Series Chapter #2 Virtual Concert: Saturday, May 23 at 7:00 p.m. Live Zoom Webinar: Saturday, May 23 at 8:00 p.m. Admission: Fre The Save Okinawa Concert Series is a program of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Foundation in collaboration with musicians all around the globe and the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST). Building on the global … Continue reading Catch Performances by Okinawan Americans in the “Save Okinawa Concert Series”

Meet Dr. Yuko Kakazu, Astronomer and Outreach Expert with OIST

From Okinawa to the Subaru Telescope: Dr. Yuko Kakazu’s Journey as a Galaxy Hunter and Outreach Expert Thursday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. Webinar via Zoom Admission: Free In this dynamic discussion with Dr. Yuko Kakazu, Astronomer and Outreach Specialist at Subaru Telescope in Hawaii, we will learn about her journey to become a “galaxy hunter.” Dr. Kakazu grew up in Okinawa and became interested … Continue reading Meet Dr. Yuko Kakazu, Astronomer and Outreach Expert with OIST

Violinist Eiko Kano to Perform in Save Okinawa Concert Series

Save Okinawa Concert Series: Eiko Kano Presents Bach Chaconne Saturday, May 9 from 5:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Via YouTube and Zoom Admission: Free The Save Okinawa Concert Series is a program of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Foundation in collaboration with the Hawaii United Okinawa Association, the Okinawan Kenjin Club of Washington State, Okinawa Performing Arts in Washington, DC, Ms. Eiko Kano, … Continue reading Violinist Eiko Kano to Perform in Save Okinawa Concert Series