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Celebrating 35 Years of Hawaii-Fukuoka Sister State Ties

In January 2017, Principal Officer Joy Sakurai traveled to Hawaii with a Fukuoka Prefectural delegation led by Fukuoka Governor Ogawa. Thirty-five years ago, the State of Hawaii and Fukuoka Prefecture signed a formal sister-state agreement. This was the first sister-state agreement for Fukuoka Prefecture and was supported by one of the most famous Japanese-Americans with ...
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