1. Japanese Government
MOFA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan) 
          a. What's New at MOFA 
          b. Japanese Embassies and Consulates overseas 
          c. Visiting Japan Links 
          d. ODA  
     Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet 
     MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) 
     JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency)
     Public Information about the Japanese Government 

2. Information about Japan
Kids' Web Japan (Information on Japan for kids)
     Web Japan (The "Gateway for all Japanese Information)
     Foreign Press Center (Press information including briefings, guides, etc. in both English and Japanese)
     Animal Quarantine Service  (Procedure for entering Japan with an animal or with meat products)
     Plant Protection Station (Procedure for import quarantine of plants to Japan and major import-banned plants)
     Japan Customs (Import and export procedures; customs procedures for visitors to  Japan)
     Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) 
3. Economy
Ministry of Finance 
     Cabinet Office
     Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
     JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) 
     JETRO Los Angeles
     Bank of Japan 
4. Education, Culture and Science
Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program
     Japan Foundation (Various grants for Japanese language education, Japanese studies, Japanese arts and other cultural exchange programs)
     Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai  (Provides grants and programs for Japanese language education)    
     Study in Japan (Comprehensive guide for students interested in studying in  Japan  )
     Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund 
     Subaru Telescope (An 8.2 m optical, infrared telescope at the summit of Mauna Kea, HI, operated by the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, with the support of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, Japan)
5. Japan Related Organizations   
     ・Japan-America Society of Hawaii 
          1600 Kapiolani Blvd Suite 204, Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
          Phone: (808) 524-4450     Fax: (808) 524-4451     Email:  
     ・Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce
           2454 South Beretania St., Suite 201, Honolulu, Hawaii 96826
           Phone: (808) 949-5531     Fax: (808) 949-3020     Email:
     ・Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce
          PO Box 1105 Aiea, Hawaii 96701
      ・United Japanese Society of Hawaii
           2454 South Beretania St., Suite 303, Honolulu, Hawaii 96826
           Phone: (808) 941-5889    Fax: (808) 949-5727     Email: 
     ・Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i
          2454 South Beretania St., Honolulu, Hawaii 96826
          Phone: (808) 945-7633  Fax: (808) 944-1123     Email:
     ・Hawaii United Okinawa Association
          94-587 Ukee St., Waipahu, HI 96797
          Phone: (808) 676-5400     Fax: (808) 676-7811     Email:
     ・Hawai'i Japanese Center
         751 Kanoelehua Ave., Hilo, HI 96720
         Mailing Address: P.O.Box 306, Hilo, HI 96721
         Phone: (808) 934-9611     Fax: (808) 934-9611     Email:

6. Information About Nikkei and Japanese Migration Overseas  
     Discover Nikkei
     Japanese American National Museum
     The Association of Nikkei & Japanese Abroad