The May 2020 issue of Polestar is now available! Hokkaido’s landscape is always changing – get up close with spring blooms and the scenic nature this issue! Plus, there’s plenty of other content on the Ainu, a personal recount of the JLPT, and check out our very first Art Gallery section. Head on over to […]
Did you know that masks should be washed or disposed of daily? Let’s make enough so that students and workers have enough to rotate, and have back-ups in case they lose one. The Mask Sew-A-Thon is to make masks for those in need. Everyone on the island is welcome to participate! Please complete the linked […]
The April 2020 issue of Polestar is now available! Usher in spring as the April issue of Polestar brings you to an introduction of Butoh, a scenic birdwatching trip and a wild vegetable-picking experience. Get to know more about online learning and on staying calm even as you practise social distancing during this pandemic. Head […]
Just a friendly reminder that the PC election will end next Wednesday at midnight, so be sure to vote before then! If you would like to learn more about our wonderful candidates, then check out their information here. And please vote here after reading up on everyone. Thanks for your time!
From February 21st to February 23rd of next year the 2020 HAJET meeting will be held in Furano! Stay tuned here and on our Facebook for updates including location, lodging, and other plans!
This year’s HNG is now available on our website. The older HNG is also archived if you still happen to need it. You can find both on the Hokkaido Newcomer’s Guide page!
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 […]
Cast your vote for the 2019 “Hidden Gems” Photo Contest at http://bit.ly/2019hajetphoto! 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.
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 […]
HAJET’s first-ever PHOTO COMPETITION is now accepting entries! Members from all over Hokkaido can submit pictures that relate to the theme “Hidden Gems”. It’s based on an article from the July issue of Polestar (our monthly magazine) by HAJET President, Sonia Chand. Please check out the excerpt below: “In Yoichi, one such place is Fugoppe […]