Past Events

Language Seminar Series: Managing Intercultural Introductions (Part 1 of 2)

2020年9月25日 (金) 11:00 12:30

What kind of questions should I be asking when I meet someone from another culture for the first time?  How do I avoid making a bad first impression? What kind of communication strategy should I have?

Language Seminar Series: Let's talk about the news!

2020年9月18日 (金) 12:00
  • Who: English learners with intermediate or above skills
  • What: Zoom discussion about current events in English
  • When: 12-1 PM,every other Friday
  • How: click to join at 12PM


Language Seminar Series: Describing Culture

2020年9月18日 (金) 11:00 12:30

How can we describe the cultures of others? More importantly how do we describe our own culture? Join us to find out some language that you can use to answer these questions.

Language Seminar Series: Advanced Japanese Conversation

2020年9月17日 (木) 17:00

Conversation practice for Advanced Japanese speakers!

Thursdays at 17:00

September 17th - December 10th, 2020

Zoom link-

Language Seminar Series: JLPT Practice Seminar

2020年9月15日 (火) 17:00

JLPT (日本語能力試験)practice for all levels!

Every Tuesday from 5-6 PM

Zoom link to join-

英語のクラスについてみんなさんの質問を受け付けます!Your questions about English classes answered.

2020年9月3日 (木) 12:00



I can study English at OIST free of charge?

Join us for an individual Q & A session between 12 and 1 PM and together we will find a course that suits you perfectly.

OIST Schooling Seminar

2020年3月7日 (土) 14:00
Conference Center Meeting Room 1, 2 and 3

OIST will be hosting a Schooling Options Seminar on Saturday March 7th from 14:00 – 16:00 in Conference Center Meeting Room 1, 2 and 3. Representatives will be joining us from a range of International Schools to introduce their programs and answer your questions.

The Art of Storytelling Through Hula - Hawaiian Cultural Lecture

2019年8月19日 (月) 19:00 21:00
OIST Auditorium

OIST members and the local Okinawan community are invited to a lecture on The Art of Storytelling Through Hula and performances by three local Okinawan Hula studios.

Speaker: Manaiakalani Kalua 

Performances by: Kalehua Hula Studio, Kailua Hula Studio, and Hālau Hula Uʻi Hula Studio

Monday, August 19th at 7pm in the OIST auditorium. The event will be translated from English to Japanese.

Language Exchange Potluck

2019年8月9日 (金) 12:00 13:00
c600A, B (Language Classrooms)

Did you just finish a language course this semester? Are you interested in practicing English or Japanese but don't have time to take a class?

Come to the potluck this Friday from 12-1 PM and meet a new language exchange partner! We ask that you bring a dish to share (main dish, appetizer, snack, dessert or drink are all OK) and come prepared to chat.