The Hokkaido Association for
Japan Exchange and Teaching

HAJET is a volunteer group of ALT's, CIR's, SEA's, and others bringing both English and their cultures to Hokkaido.
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November 2022 Polestar

Welcome to November! Enjoy the beautiful autumnal season with this issue of Polestar, where we read about at some personal stories of Hokkaido residents, events happening in the prefecture, explore the town of Imakane, and view some amazing photographs in our Gallery! Head on over to the Polestar page and check it out!

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October 2022 Polestar

The October 2022 issue of Polestar magazine is here! Take a look at some exciting new HAJET information and read about several adventures of residents, as well as some spooky stories – just in time for the scariest season of the year. Enjoy the issue! Head on over to the Polestar page and check it […]

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January 2022 Polestar

Welcome the snow and the new year with Polestar! This issue features Higashikawa, the gateway to Daisetsuzan; a look at recent Japanese educational reforms; a handy checklist for new ALTs to get ready for their new positions; and a look at the (many) HAJET officer positions open – as well as finishing off our series […]

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September 2021 Polestar

Welcome the autumn colors with the latest issue of Polestar! This time around, we have some articles introducing beginners to hiking in Hokkaido; a tour of the island’s Michi no Eki by someone who’s seen them all; reminiscences from a former ALT; an interview with the new prefectural advisor; a spotlight on the town of […]

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February 2021 Polestar

Plow into the wintry February edition of Polestar on the joys to experience this season – snow sports and onsen! This month also features farewells to the wonderful HAJET team of 2020-2021. Head on over to the Polestar page and check it out!

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