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  • News - Discover the World, Discover Yourself.
    Haleakala as a celebration of long standing friendly Japan US relations Matsumae sensei is wife of Tokai University Educational System President Dr Tatsuro Matsumae Sessyu School members also provided Japan Studies Association grantees and Ikebana International members and guests with samplings of three different varieties of tea including Matcha the green tea that is customarily served during Japanese tea ceremonies Over 100 guests from the local community enjoyed the exhibition celebrating traditional Japanese arts In addition to the Sessyu exhibition the HTIC auditorium also held a display of the late Edo period art of Sagemon which is indigenous to the Yanagawa region of Kyushu Sagemon refers to hanging ornaments that are suspended from the ceilings of homes during Girl s Day celebrations hinamatsuri as expressions of a family s love for the child and hope that she will live a happy healthy and long life In addition to the large display the teachers of the Yanagawa Sagemon Association held a workshop for the Japan Studies Association grantees The grantees learned how to make their own mari a central component of the Sagemon display whose round shape symbolizes the gentle nature of the Japanese people Go Page Top User Menu Home

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    welcome Multi enrollment discounts are available Tuition payment is not required at the time of enrollment Tuition is 425 and includes all materials workbook and accompanying 220MB resource CD that s packed full of tools and more than 200 sample grant proposals Seating is limited online reservations are necessary walk ins are not allowed For more information including venue location and maps graduate testimonials and instant online enrollment please visit http GrantWritingUSA com Contact Cathy Rittenhouse Grant Writing USA 800 814 8191 cathy grantwritingusa com Wendy Matsumura Primary Host Contact 808 983 4121 matsumura tokai edu More than 5 000 agencies across America turn to Grant Writing USA for grants training Grant Writing USA delivers nationwide training programs and workshops that dramatically enhance performance in the areas of grant writing national foundation and government grant maker research and relations program planning and personal and organizational excellence Each element plays an important role in grant writing success and all are covered in this Grant Writing USA s signature two day workshop Go Page Top User Menu Home About HTIC Kapolei Campus Academic Calendar Academic Programs Admissions Transfer to 4 Year Colleges Learning Center Student Life Download Center Gallery Faculty HTIC s

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    to enter a triathlon The HonTri team represents not only HTIC but also their home countries of Australia and Japan Congratulations Rose Masato and Ryohei The HTIC Triathlon Club is currently recruiting new members and preparing for upcoming events such as the June 29th Fire Cracker Sprint Triathlon and the 28th Annual Honolulu Tinman Triathlon on July 20 Please come out and give the team your support Go Page Top

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    and sparring in pairs in the center of the circle The game is marked by fluid acrobatic play feints extensive use of groundwork sweeps and kicks Ms Nakama is scheduled to teach Introduction to Capoeira and Cultural Anthropology during the HTIC Summer Term HTIC was proud to host this unique example of Brazilian culture as a campus event Go Page Top User Menu Home About HTIC Kapolei Campus Academic Calendar

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    global warming Groups of students acted as delegates from 12 countries including the USA Japan India Russia Poland the Marshall Islands and others In a first exercise students learned about the opportunities of low middle and upper class society as they were given a monthly budget and tasked to decide how to allocate spending for necessities and luxuries This activity gave students an understanding of scarcity of limited resources Students then went on to country breakout sessions Each country looked at its economic resources and its ability to limit pollution activities Students learned both economic and political realities of their country Their assignment was how to negotiate their countries position in the afternoon summit The afternoon Summit brought all 12 countries together to negotiate an accord to limit pollution In the afternoon session it was interesting to see the students argue for or against the issues as representatives of the 12 countries Interestingly the Marshall Islands had the most at stake as global warming of just a few inches could render their nation under water The entire conference related to Macroeconomic and International economic issues studied in the course text ECON 120 Students wrote and submitted summaries of their learning

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    half centuries later when they played a major role in the Meiji Restoration I visited Mori Motonari s statue in Hagi Carved on his statue is One day One strength One heart One million people united as one One million must work together as one Mori Motonari 1580 In 1580 this great leader was striving for Teamwork and unity Today Thomas Friedman describes the world as flat the global competitive playing field has leveled Therefore it is vital to our existence to work together peacefully It is now possible to collaborate and compete in real time with other people from different parts of the world and on equal footing than ever before in the history of the world Technology using email networks teleconferencing new software we are connecting knowledge centers into a global network Globalization has changed the world As change is inevitable let us not forget the fundamental principles that we live by remains the same It starts from each of us through citizenship 1 As with all great things you have the obligation to give back to our community Whether you are an engineer nurse doctor contractor businessman or woman you have the responsibility to give back to your community Don t ever forget your roots and your integrity By your actions and behavior go out and obtain trust and credibility 2 Continue to work hard Your teachers administrators and staff are here tonight to celebrate your transition into the world of work They have worked hard for your successes Be grateful Show your appreciation Be humble Your success is their success Continue to make them proud 3 Persevere Don t give up But know when to quit You will be challenged Take U turns detours pick up yourself and move forward Take responsibility and be accountable for yourself Everyone has problems it s about how we work through these problems and turn them into opportunities In doing so you must preserve your integrity and character Be true to yourself as it is difficult to regain what you ve lost 4 Dream The world is out there Go forth and go after your dreams You must have a vision and a road map of where and how you will get to your destination Plan how you could be in the right seat at the right time As you already know there are lots of temptations out there Don t let anyone destroy your dreams It took lots of integrity strong will and consistent work to get here 5 Go forth and spread beauty and light Spread the spirit of aloha It can transform lives Your teachers and mentors will be watching you because you give them HOPE and INSPIRATION Follow your dreams Now and always have Teamwork and unity Integrity Service before none Excellence in all that you do VISION One World for World Peace CONGRATULATIONS and ALOHA As a part of each graduation graduating students choose student representatives to share their thoughts on graduation For this ceremony the students chose Mr David Oshima Massachusetts USA to represent the Fall 2008 class and Mr Tatsuya Yoda JAPAN a Double Degree recipient to represent the Winter 2009 class In his speech David asked us to consider the very famous phrase Knowledge is Power He reminded us that the knowledge given to us by teachers in turn gives us the power to succeed and the power to achieve our dreams in the future Concluding his speech David commented that though it was their last day at HTIC it was only the beginning of their lives He encouraged his fellow classmates with this parting remark now let s go out there and show this world what we can do because I know all of us are capable of great things Yoda as he asked to be called by classmates and teachers was a member of the FEST program when he first attended HTIC from F 06 to W 07 In Spr 07 he entered Tokai University in Japan as a freshman but decided to return to HTIC last summer and enroll in the Double Degree Program DDP in order to earn his A A degree before returning to complete his baccalaureate at Tokai University In Yoda s speech he recognized HTIC s faculty and staff as well as his friends for helping him get through the difficulties of college life abroad Yoda reflected that his college life at HTIC was challenging In this study abroad I decided to challenge myself with a lot of things to enhance my knowledge learn from experience and realize my potential Yoda concluded his speech with another famous quote Where there is a will there is a way With family and friends watching the ceremony ended as proud graduates walked down the aisle to receive their Associates Degree in Liberal Arts The HTIC administration faculty and staff wish to congratulate all of the Fall 2008 and Winter 2009 graduates We would also like to congratulate Winter 2009 graduate Steffie Tuan TAIWAN Though she was unable to attend the ceremony with the rest of her graduating classmates we would like to recognize Steffie as an important part of the Winter 2009 class We wish all of the graduating students great success as they begin new chapters in their lives HTIC Updates College Fieldtrips Fall Term 2008 2008 12 30 13 00 00 In keeping with its mission to encourage student involvement in the larger Hawai i community HTIC adheres to a classrooms without walls philosophy that supports professors accompanying students off campus for firsthand exploration of Honolulu s art galleries museums government offices businesses and academic institutions The following are a few highlights from among the academic field trips that were taken during the Fall 2008 Term ART101 Introduction to the Visual Arts Museums Galleries and Outdoor Landscape Sketching Fieldtrips included visits to the Honolulu Academy of Arts to view discuss sketch analyze and compare both Western and Eastern artworks The class also went to the Hawaii

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    have restricted their blogs to Logged In users only please email Mr Delzotto for a username and password To view pictures of the Core 4 students in the Rainbow Room at Queen Ka ahumanu go to http picasaweb google com hawaiitokai Core4ServiceLearning Here are some interesting blog excerpts The student I taught second was a Korean boy We studied about the universe and planets in the solar system Since astronomy is my favorite subject I tried very hard to make my student interested in the content by testing his understanding and giving him some profound knowledge At first he seemed not to be interested in the topic so much but he gradually took a positive attitude toward my lecture This let my teaching go on smoothly Actually he was a very smart student because he asked me many questions actively about the stars and the space I hope he could have an effective learning time during my lecture Yuma When she encountered words she could not pronounce and understand during reading she did some actions to indicate her feeling For instance she stopped reading and looked at me These signals meant I do not know this Please teach me They were using nonverbal communication just like what we learned about in our Intercultural Communication Class Therefore I could receive her signs It means that I could help her Satsuki When I asked What color is this fire truck I expected that he would answer that The truck is red At first he answered that but then he continued answering The truck has purple green and yellow I couldn t understand the meaning of his answer Then I noticed that a switch inside of the truck was painted purple green and yellow Adults tend see things with common sense However children will not filter their answers and they will try to see the whole of the object That s why I think children are pure They will not judge objects with their common sense Shohei HTIC Updates Students Volunteer for 2008 Painting Zone Project at Stevenson Middle School 2008 10 29 17 25 52 Fourteen HTIC students one alumnus and HTIC s Student Support Specialist Andrew Fujimoto participated in the 2008 Painting Party Zone Project held at Stevenson Middle School on Oct 18 The HTIC contingent was part of over 100 community volunteers who came out and donated time to paint over graffiti and make the middle school a more attractive place for its students and for those who live in the surrounding community The volunteering event began with a short introduction and meeting The HTIC students then picked up their paintbrushes and rollers and began about four non stop hours of clean up work The event was tiring but the students had fun while learning the value of helping out in the community A cameraman from KHNL News 8 filmed HTIC student Ryohei Tayama vigorously scrubbing paint off the floor Just seconds before Ryohei was seen taking a break This

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    month stay at HTIC and the 20 Hanyang University students who will arrive from Seoul Korea on January 23 to study in an intensive 3 week program We hope the classes for all these students successfully challenge them to become more fluent in the English language and that each day brings fun new friends and adventures as global citizens living in a foreign country Other new faces on campus this term are the Kapiolani Community College Freeman Japan Program participants Grace Bezilla Amber Miller Jaemi lise Yoshioka Anthony Dowdell James Edmondson Jason Hoe Derek Luangrath Charles Monsell Scott Pirscher Alex Shanklin and Jason Testa and the Freeman China Program participants Kalinda Matthews Harris Layae Ann Tobosa Shannon Cuadro Jessie Brockl and Jennifer Klung Students in the Japan program are also HTIC students as they are enrolled in Dr Wendy Matsumura s History 251 History of Japan and are scheduled to continue their language studies at Tokai University s Shonan campus in Shizuoka Japan from April 1 through July 31 We hope their time at HTIC assists in their development as global citizens and prepares them to study abroad successfully Joining us on campus this term are several new adjunct faculty

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