Mari Kuraishi Featured in Forbes

Council Leader Mari Kuraishi (Co-Founder and President of GlobalGiving) was featured in Forbes. Ms. Kuraishi talks about why she’s ready to hand over the reins to the next… Read More

Hawaii Hosts Economic Summit with Leaders from Japan (Hawaii News Now)

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. Read More

Hawaii News Now

Japan Quake Affects D.C. Area Residents, Abroad and at Home

(The Washington Post) The Facebook status update was all Katherine Grossman of Capitol Hill had to rely on to know that her good friend, an English teacher in Sendai, Japan, was safe after Friday's devastating 8.9-magnitude earthquake. Read More

The Washington Post