Press Release: Worldwide Uchinānchu Business (WUB) Hawai’i, East-West Center, and Akisamiyo Club Host Symposium on Okinawan Secrets to Longevity


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                          CONTACT: John Tasato

January 15, 2014                                                                                    (808) 398-3343

Honolulu, HI — WUB Hawai’i hosts Uchinānchu Talk Story IV, a one-day symposium on Okinawan Lifestyle and Longevity.  The event will feature internationally acclaimed experts and brothers, Dr. Bradley Willcox and Dr. Craig Willcox.  The Willcox brothers have extensively researched, published and presented their findings on the genetic, environmental and clinical aspects of healthy aging.  They pioneered the study on Okinawan Centenarians, and have received numerous local, national and international awards and accolades for their work.  They will share some of the secrets to staying healthier and more youthful, the Okinawan way.

In addition to the keynote speakers, the event will feature presentations on physical fitness, lifestyle, and financial security.  An Okinawan-style plate lunch will be provided.  Seating is limited so early registration is advised.


WHEN: Sunday, March 9, 2014, 10:00am – 4:00 pm

WHERE: East-West Center, Hawaiʻi Imin International Conference Center, Garden Level

TICKETS: $30.00 general admission, $10.00 students

SPONSORS: WUB Hawai’i, East-West Center, Akisamiyo-! Club

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WUB Hawai’i is part of a network of local and global Uchinānchu and Uchinānchu-at-heart community.  WUB Hawai’i’s mission is to support Okinawan culture and education, to broaden the horizon for our children and future generations by helping them become better global citizens, and to provide information on business and professional opportunities for the local and global Uchinānchu community.  WUB Hawai’i has recently focused on presenting an “Uchinānchu Talk Story” series of symposiums – this event will be the group’s 4th event.  Find more information at


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