The Hokkaido Association for
Japan Exchange and Teaching

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

The HAJET Bookstore is Coming to Kushiro

Are you going to the Fall Meeting in Kushiro? HAJET Bookstore is available for special orders now! The books range from 100円 to 300円 and are a great way to pass the time in the winter! All funds raised go to international event funding in cities, towns and villages in Hokkaido! Please take a look […]

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“Hidden Gems” Photo Contest

Cast your vote for the 2019 “Hidden Gems” Photo Contest at! Check out the amazing snapshots by HAJET members from across the island. If you have ideas for future themed photo contests or activities, feel free to send us a message.

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Higashikagura Halloween 2019

The 6th Annual Higashikagura Halloween Party was held on 26 October, 2019, aimed at elementary school-aged children. We had a total of 175 participants and 37 volunteers spreading across 13 activity booths, including various games, face painting, crafts, and the haunted house. Thanks to HAJET event funding, we were able to purchase Halloween decorations to […]

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Northern Welcome Party 2019

This year’s northern welcome party was fun to say the least! Everyone started arriving around 5 pm to set up their tents and to start catching up and or meeting our new ALT’s in the region. Even if it was a little dark, they seemed to be enjoying themselves throughout the evening. The weather was […]

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