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Around the Islands: Mauna Kea

THE following is an excerpt from this week’s episode of Around the Islands, “Northern Mariana Islanders Stand with Mauna Kea”:

International Festival of Cultures in Marianas on Sept. 20-21

(MVA) — The 5th Annual International Festival of Cultures will be held on Sept. 20-21, 2019, in celebration of the cultural diversity of the Marianas, with special emphasis on the indigenous cultures of Micronesia.

Rota to host KONQER event

(Press Release) — KONQER debuts its first-ever OCR championship event in Rota. Who could have imaged that the “World’s Friendliest Island” would become the backdrop of our most challenging, most savage, endurance event?

Volunteers sought to create utility pole artwork

(MVA) — In cooperation with other government offices and tourism partners, the Marianas Visitors Authority is seeking volunteers to help beautify concrete utility poles throughout the Marianas with images related to island life.

Around the Islands | ‘Around the Invasion’

THE following is an excerpt from this week’s episode of Around the Islands, “Around the Invasion,” in which WWII history buff Yoneko Sakairi Barcinas leads a tour (alongside historian and translator Jack  Kileleman) around Saipan, sharing Japanese soldiers’ stories that she’s picked up first hand in her over twenty years as a tour guide for Japanese patrons.