The legacy of the Nisei who served in WWII, both on and off the fields of battle, is found in the values that guided them: gaman (patience), on (honor) and giri (obligation). We find the hero within when we do our best to practice these values in our everyday lives.
Throughout the year we work to preserve and pass down the history and legacy of the Nisei soldiers by developing educational exhibits; hosting talks by community leaders, authors, teachers, and artists; and presenting workshops aimed at inspiring present and future generations to serve their communities and country.
Pamela Tumpap has been the President of the Maui Chamber of Commerce for the past 13 years. Before joining the Chamber, she was President & CEO of Maui United Way, Director of Marketing for Oceanic Time Warner Cable and Vice President of the Maui Economic Development Board. Her efforts for private and non-profit organizations...read more
NVMC’s “An Afternoon With The Author” will invite published fiction and non-fiction writers from around Hawaii and the mainland into our homes. By means of ZOOM, the leader in video communications, the Center will host a different author each month to talk about their work, the story behind the story, and their personal...read more
David Lassner, the 15th president of the University of Hawai’i will be speaking on his goals to help more Hawai’i residents earn college credentials, developing an innovation sector to strengthen the state’s economy and contributing to creating high-quality jobs. Join us on ZOOM on Tuesday, October 20th at 4pm to listen to David Lassner’s work as President of the University of Hawai’i...read more
The October panel will delve into the topics such as: work-life balance, resilience, and the traits of a female leader. Our guest speakers will participate in answering questions through our moderator and tell their stories on what it means to be an influential figure in their work and community. As part of the U.S. – Japan Council’s “Regional Women...read more