Dennis Ogawa Receives Award from the Government of Japan

On May 23, Council Leader Dennis Ogawa, Professor of American Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon from the Government of Japan. Consul General Yasushi Misawa presented the award, recognizing Dr. Ogawa's "contribution to the development of Japanese studies in the United States of America and promotion of mutual understanding between Japan and the United States." For more information, see the press release or video, both by the University of Hawaii.