To Our Visitors,


The Sansuikai Library is now open with appointment only.

If you have any questions, please free to contact us.


Best regards,


Sansuikai Center



What's new

Thank you for COVID-19 donation



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Dear JBAH Members:


Thank you for joining our fundraising efforts:


Number of Donors: 40 (Corporate 37, Individual 3)

Total Amount of Donation:  $42,100(Corporate $40,600, Individual $1,500)


With the JBAH’s contribution for the remaining balance, we donated the total of $50,000 to two COVID-19 relief funds.

We appreciate your support and contributions.


Yoshihiro Shiraiwa

President of JBAH

*Please refer to the letter from our President for detail.

Consul-General Fukushima and JBAH President Shiraiwa visited Harris County Office and handed the letter directly to Harris County Judge Hidalgo regarding COVID-19-related donations.



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May 28th, 2020 at Harris County Office

From right; 

JBAH President Yoshihiro Shiraiwa

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo

Consul-General Hideo Fukushima

Photos from ​Harris Health System



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The medical personnel who received the lunch donation from JBAH.

(Photo/Harris Health System)

JBAH would like to express our deepest gratitude for those whom made donation. Your Supports help us continue our mission and to support for those front line medical staffs who are working tirelessly to help ensure the safety of our community and also for those vulnerable families who are going through sudden severe financial hardships.

Seminar & Event

US/Houston-Japan Business Webinar: “Doing Business with Houston”

This webinar has garnered participation from Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and will make a compelling case about the appeal of Houston as a business-friendly and people-friendly environment from the perspective of the Houston business world, as well as locally active Japanese people. Be sure to join us.

■Date: 12/8 (Tues.) 8:45 PM – 9:30 PM (CST)

12/9 (Wed.) 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM (JST)

■Format: Online seminar (live transmission) using Zoom


The city of Houston, Consulate-General of Japan in Houston, Greater Houston Partnership (GHP), Japan Business Association of Houston, JETRO Houston

<Supporter〉 Texas Japan Office

■Language: Japanese/English (simultaneous interpretation)

■Participation Fee: Free

■Capacity: 1,000 (first-come basis)

※Contact only if capacity has been reached.

■How to Apply/Deadline:

Submit the form here.

Submission Deadline》 12/4 (Fri.) 8:00 AM (CST)

/12/4 (Fri.) 11:00 PM (JST)


More information

Contact: JETRO Houston

Seminar & Event
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Message from Mayor's Office of Trade & International Affairs



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On May 26, Mayor's Office of Trade & International Affairs and Director Olson issued a message for the visit to the City Hall, donations from JBAH, and the relationship between Houston and The Japanese Business Community.

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The Japan Business Association of Houston Donates $50K in Support of COVID-19 Relief Efforts, Including Meals for Medical Workers.

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JBAH commits $100,000 to support Hines College's Community Design Resource Center.



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In honor of the 50th anniversary, the Japan Business Association of Houston announced its donation of $100,000 to the Community Design Resource Center (CDRC) in the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design at the University of Houston.

For more information, please visit University of Houston website.

Consul-General Fukushima and JBAH President Shiraiwa visited City Hall and handed the letter directly to Mayor Turner regarding COVID-19-related donations.



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May 18th, 2020 at Hoston City Hall

From right; 

Mr. Chris Olson, Director of Trade and International Affairs

Mr. Andy Icken, Chief Development Officer

Mayor Sylvester Turner

Consul-General Hideo Fukushima

Mr. Yoshihiro Shiraiwa, JBAH President

Mr. Yuzuru Nakagawa, Advisor

(C) 2020  by Japan Business Association of Houston