September 13, 2018

Hawaiʻi Okinawan-Owned Restaurant Project

Filed under: community — Tags: , — okinawacollection @ 1:00 PM

The Center for Biographical Research and the Center for Oral History in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UH Mānoa) co-sponsor a “brown bag” biography session with 2 speakers; Mr. Gene Kaneshiro and Mr. Howard Takara.

Hawaii Okinawan-Owned Restaurant Project

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  • Title: Hawaiʻi Okinawan-Owned Restaurant Project: Oral History and Community Archives
  • Speakers: Gene Kaneshiro and Howard Takara
  • Date & Time: October 11, 2018, from noon to 1:15 PM
  • Location: Kuykendall Hall 409A at UH Mānoa upper campus

According to the Center for Biographical Research, “[all] are welcome to attend.”

For more information, please contact the Center for Biographical Research at 808-956-3774 or

Hawaiʻi Okinawan-Owned Restaurant Project had an exhibit at Honolulu Hale in January 2018.

Hawai’i Public Radio has a coverage on the event.

Tanigawa, N. 02 February 2018. “Okinawan Eateries: The Dawn of Honolulu’s Restaurant Scene.” Retrieved from