UH Manoa Emeritus Professor Seiji Naya awarded honorary doctorate degree

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Posted: Nov 8, 2007

Seiji Naya, Emeritus Professor at UH Mānoa‘s Department of Economics, has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree from Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan.

Naya is a Distinguished Visiting Senior Fellow at the East-West Center, former Director of the State‘s Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, and former chief economist for the Asian Development Bank.

When he accepted his honorary degree on Oct. 12, Dr. Naya also delivered a presentation on East Asian economic integration and Japan.

Kwansei Gakuin University is a highly regarded private school located in Nishinomiya, Japan, which is between Kobe and Osaka.