Nisei Week 2012 Rewind (VIDEOS)

by Joseph Kamiya, OAA volunteer/videographer Now that summer is officially gone, folks here at the Okinawa Association of America are winding down from Obon Festivals, Nisei Week, and other summer activities. The OAA was once again honored to represent Uchinaanchu in Los Angeles with their participation in the Nisei Week Grand Parade, having over 50 volunteersContinue reading “Nisei Week 2012 Rewind (VIDEOS)”

USA Silver Medalist Talks Story with the OAA! (VIDEOS)

by Joseph Kamiya, OAA volunteer/videographer On Friday, September 7th, we had the honor of hosting a meet and greet with USA Silver Medalist, Tamari Miyashiro (Women’s Volleyball)! With the U.S. national volleyball team, she won the Gold Medal at the 2011 FIVB World Grand Prix and recently won the Silver Medal at the 2012 Olympics.Continue reading “USA Silver Medalist Talks Story with the OAA! (VIDEOS)”

Meet & Greet with Team USA Olympian, Tamari Miyashiro! (PHOTOS)

by Edward Kamiya, OAA board member and volunteer Team USA Olympian, Tamari Miyashiro (2012 Silver Medalist for Women’s Volleyball) with (L to R): Sadao Tome, Chogi Higa, OAA President Kimiko Goya, and Hiro Tome. (photographed by Kristin Yamauchi)

Haisai OAA News #76 | September 2012 Newsletter

The latest issue of our newsletter, Haisai OAA News, has been completed and delivered to OAA members on our mailing list. Compiled and edited by Kristin Yamauchi, the Haisai OAA News features English and Japanese articles detailing our recent events/activities. Of course, the delivery of our newsletters would not be possible without the help ofContinue reading “Haisai OAA News #76 | September 2012 Newsletter”