Kama Chinen from Okinawa, Japan, is believed to be the oldest person
alive today. She will turn 115 on May 10, 2010.
KAMA CHINEN, aged 114 years and 125 days old, born on May 10, 1895 in Okinawa, Japan was officially crowned as the World's oldest person.
This book was written by Dr. (medical) and Prof. Kazuhiko Taira, Department of Tourism at Ryukyu University (former National University). As written in the title, this tome takes the fact that Okinawa Prefecture is the longevity capital (prefecture or state) of the world, and attributes this fact to something that we can learn from older people.