Washington State Representative Monica Jurado Stonier traveled to Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto from September 29 to October 7, as part of the 2017 Asian American Leadership Delegation (AALD) program with 5 other state-elected officials who have diverse Asian American backgrounds. Stonier is Mexican American and Japanese American, whose uncles who fought in the 442nd RCT in WWⅡ. She and other State Legislatures exchanged ideas with Japanese political and government leaders, business executives, nonprofit leaders and academics, creating networks that can mutually benefit the U.S.-Japan relationship...
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Six state-elected officials from diverse Asian American backgrounds and regions traveled recently to Japan as part of the 2017 Asian American Leadership Delegation program.
From Sept. 29-Oct. 7, the delegation traveled to Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka, where they exchanged ideas with Japanese political and government leaders, business executives, nonprofit leaders and academics to further enhance networks that can mutually benefit the U.S.-Japan relationship.
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Irene Hirano Inouye: US Japan Council, Hawaii-Japan Economic Summit, and the Legacy of Daniel K. Inouye
Irene Hirano Inouye was on Hawaii Island for the Hawaii-Japan Economic Summit, held at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel May 9 through 11. She and host Sherry Bracken talked about the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, the US Japan Council, the summit, and also a bit about the late U. S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye.
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(This news piece about the Japan-Hawaii Economic Summit aired on Hawaii News Now.)
(This news piece about the Japan-Hawaii Economic Summit aired on KITV 4.)
(This article about the Japan-Hawaii Economic Summit appeared in the Hawaii Tribune-Herald.)
(This piece about the Japan-Hawaii Economic Summit on KHON2 featured Summit Co-Chair Lori Teranishi.)
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) and the U.S.-Japan Council (USJC), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit educational organization, announce the first ever Japan-Hawaii Economic Summit to be held in Kona, Hawaii from May 9 to 11, 2017. The summit seeks to accelerate regional and international exchange with prefectures in Japan that have interests in and connections with Hawaii.
“Hawaii and Japan have a unique and significant relationship,” said Gov. David Ige. “We continue to look for ways to develop programs and initiatives with our global partners, as we strive to achieve new models for...
TOKYO — The 2017 Japanese American Leadership Delegation (JALD) met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on March 7 to discuss issues pertinent to the U.S.-Japan bilateral relationship.
Abe welcomed the 11-member delegation with the following remarks:
“Whenever I visit countries around the world, including Central and South America, and of course the United States, wherever there is a community or society of people of Japanese descent, I make sure to always meet them and have a discussion with them,” Abe said.
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Members of the 2017 Japanese American Leadership Delegation embarked on a weeklong visit to Tokyo and Kanazawa, Japan, on March 3-11 to meet with top business and government officials, as well as participate in a symposium co-hosted by the U.S.-Japan Council and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership.
The JALD program, now in its 17th year, provides the opportunity for a “select group of Japanese American leaders from across the U.S. to travel to Japan to engage with Japanese leaders in the business, government, academic, nonprofit and cultural sectors.”
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