The cast and crew of Voices from Okinawa, a play by Jon Shirota (center, with glasses) that was produced by Kumu Kahua Theatre. On the far right is Katsunori Yamazato, guest editor of Mānoa’s summer 2009 issue, which featured Voices and two other plays by Shirota.

Mānoa contributors now number over a thousand. This blog presents them in alphabetical order, along with volume and issue numbers (see A Key to the Code for more details). From time to time, we’ll feature a contributor who has helped shaped Mānoa.