Presenting at the Hawaii Okinawa Center the World Premiere of the Play by Oˉshiro Tatsuhiro
On the eve of Okinawa’s reversion to Japan, an Okinawan man struggles

Oˉshiro Tatsuhiro is Okinawa’s most acclaimed writer of fiction, drama, and works on Okinawa’s culture. Born in 1925in
Nakagusuku, he was the first Okinawan to win the Akutagawa Prize, Japan’s highest award for literary excellence. The Cocktail Party has never before been published or performed.

Presented by the Hawaii United Okinawan Association, the UHM Center for Okinawan Studies,
and Manoa Readers/Theatre Ensemble with additional support from the University of Hawai‘i Japan

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
7p.m. •$15admission/$10seniors & students
followed by a conversation with the author

To reserve tickets, call (808) 676-5400or email info@huoa.org