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Date: 9/8/2011 Grand Chinese Cultural Performance and Rare Photo Exhibit Commemorate 100th Anniversary of Xin Hai Revolution and Chinese Chamber of Commerce 100th Anniversary in Hawaii The 100th Anniversary of the Revolution of 1911: Great Changes in the Capital – Beijing debuts September 23-30, at Hawaii State Capitol. China Central National Performing Art Troupe performs September 24 th at Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall. Honolulu, Hawaii — Hawaii will host the first-ever viewing in the United States of photographs of historical and cultural significance from China depicting the Xin Hai Revolution and the development of New China at a photo…

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Sun Yat-sen exhibit focuses on Hawaii influence

The founding father of modern China learned about democracy in Hawaii, and used the islands to raise money and support for political efforts that would lead to the overthrow of the Qing imperial government. Now, Taiwan is using the centennial anniversary of the Republic of China's founding to celebrate Sun Yat-sen's connection to Hawaii. The Taiwanese government is sponsoring a photo exhibit at Honolulu's City Hall this month that underscores the pivotal role the islands played in shaping Sun. "His early education in Hawaii planted the seeds … for him later to become the father of modern China," said Paul…

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The Honolulu City Council and the Dr. Sun Yat-sen Hawaii Foundation celebrates 2011 as the Year of Dr. Sun Yat-sen in Hawaii

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Honolulu, Hawaii — 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s revolution leading to the birth of modern China. In recognition of the influence that Hawaii and its people had on Dr. Sun and his contributions to Hawaii, the Honolulu City Council recently adopted a resolution declaring 2011 the Year of Dr. Sun Yat-sen in Hawaii. A celebration ceremony will be held at Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Park this Friday, March 25, 2011 at 2 p.m. to commemorate the anniversary. Music performed by members of the Royal Hawaiian Band will prelude the ceremony. Highlights of the…

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夏威夷孫中山基金會向孫中山紀念公園捐贈孫中山先生雕像

“這是我的夏威夷……我在這裏長大並接受教育;在這裡,我開始懂得什麼是現代、文明政府,這樣的政府意味著什麼。”— 孫中山 1879年,十三歲的孫中山先生從中國廣東中山來到夏威夷,就在檀香山這裡渡過自己少年大部分的時光;在這裡長大、接受教育。中國現代第一個革命組織“興中會”於1894年在這裡誕生。孫中山…

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Modern China was born here (Honolulu Advertiser)

Hawai’i tourism is due to benefit from the appeal of a new wrinkle in “Washington Slept Here.” However, it’s not the father of our country who slept in Hawai’i but the father of modern China, Sun Yat-Sen. The first Chinese visitor to see where Sun Yat-Sen hung his hat will be Huang Hua-Hua, governor of Guangdong province. This week, Huang will go to where Sun went to school, Iolani and Punahou. He will meet descendants of people who gathered with him in a house on Queen Emma Lane to form his first revolutionary organization. “Most people in China know that…

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Rethinking the Chinese Revolution: 1911 in Global Perspective

A Conference in Commemoration of the 1911 Revolution(An AAS-endorsed pre-conference of the 2011 AAS-IACS annual convention) University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, HonoluluMarch 28–30, 2011 Organized by the Center for Chinese Studies, with major support from the Confucius Institute at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa In recognition of the significance of the revolution to China and the world,the UHM Center for Chinese Studies is hosting a commemorative conference,preceding the 2011 national meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, thatwill bring together a diverse group of experts on Chinese history, politics, literature,anthropology, and law, among other fields from the People’s Republic,Hong…

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Announcement of free film screening

In conjunction with “Rethinking the Chinese Revolution: 1911 in Global Perspective: A Conference in Commemoration of the 1911 Revolution”, a public conference being sponsored by Center for Chinese Studies, with major support from the Confucius Institute at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, March 28–30, 2011. (about which more later), CCS/CI-UHM is pleased to sponsor the screening of the film “Autumn Gem (秋瑾): A Documentary on China’s First Feminist.” The film is about “China’s first female martyr for China’s 1911 revolution.” Date: March 29 Time: 7 p.m. Place: Art Auditorium (Art Building Room 132), UH Mānoa Free admission. Additional screenings will…

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Dr. Sun Yat sen Hawaii Foundation hosts Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation

On August 25th the Dr. Sun Yat sen Hawaii Foundation hosted a breakfast at the Pacific Club in Honolulu for the visiting delegation accompanying the Shanghai Children’s Art Troupe including Chairman Lu Ping and Vice Chairman Ai Baiying, Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation (SCLF), and Liaison Liu Guangwen.The two Foundations expressed strong interest to work with each other closely and on joint projects in the future. The SCLF is a non-governmental institution, which was established on May 29, 1982, honoring Soong Ching Ling (Madame Sun Yat-sen, 1893-1981) late Honorary President of the People’s Republic of China. The aim of the…

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World Renowned Shanghai Children’s Palace Art Troupe to Perform in Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii – Shanghai Children’s Palace Art Troupe, an internationally recognized youth performing arts group that has performed at the White House as well as opening ceremonies for the 2010 Shanghai Expo, will be in Hawaii for a one-time only performance on Friday, August 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Blaisdell Concert Hall. Shanghai Children’s Palace Art Troupe includes 45 multi-talented youngsters, ages 10 to 17, who perform a dazzling array of Chinese choral works, dances (folk, modern and ballet), Chinese instruments and Beijing Opera. The Shanghai Children’s Palace provides a place for China’s most gifted youngsters to pursue their…

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夏威夷孫中山基金會頒發終身成就獎

夏威夷孫中山基金會頒發終身成就獎 2009年12月14日 夏威夷孫中山基金會主席陸關祺及會長鍾光明先生為陳志昆、黃壽珍夫婦頒發了該基金會的第一個終身成就獎,以表彰其為提升民眾生活質量,增進中美兩國人民理解等方面做出的貢獻。 陳志昆、黃壽珍二人均於夏威夷出生,他們把人生的大部分精力投入為提升中國人民的…

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