Asia Pacific Forum
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Wednesday, October 23, 1996

UNITED NATIONS:Kishichiro Amae, counsel general of Japan, will speak on “Can the United States Survive in the 20th Century?” 6 p.m. Thursday Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, 2454 S. Beretania St., Heritage Ballroom. Dinner and program. Cost: $35 members, $37 nonmembers. Parking: $2 with validation. Sponsor: United Nations Association of the United States of America-Hawaii Divi sion, Friends of the East-West Center, Japan-America Society of Hawaii and Pacific and Affiars Council. Call 941-6066 or 944-7691.

PHILIPPINE LITERATURE: Dr. Maria Aguilar-Carino, two time winner of the Philippine National Book Award and the Charles Goodnow Endowed Awards, will give a talk on “Telling our (Filipino) Stories in the Diasporic Context: Nostalgia, Loss, Recuperation and Narratives of Desire,” 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the University of Hawaii, Campus Center, room 307-308. Public invited. Sponsor: University of Hawaii, Center for Philippines Studies. Call 956-2686.

MODEL APEC 2020: 150 high school students and advisors from public and private high schools across the state of Hawaii will attend the Pacific and Asia Affairs Council High School Orientation Conference to learn about the Asia-Pacific region and international trade, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday Wo International Center, Punahou School and 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Sponsor: Pacific and Asian Affairs Council. Call 941-6066.

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