Category: Community

72nd Annual Memorial Day Service presented by Nisei Veterans Committee

Every year since 1946, the Nisei Veterans Committee (NVC) has held a Memorial Day Service to honor Japanese American

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Threads of Remembrance-Sansei Journal by David Yamaguchi

ON APRIL 26, 1942, the congregation of St. Peter’s Episcopal Parish—kittycorner from the Seattle Japanese Language School on S.

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Obscura Day Celebrated at Kobo at Higo

Atlas Obscura is a best-selling book at Kobo at Higo, according to co-owner Binko Bisbee. It’s no wonder. The

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State Senator Receives Coveted Imperial Decorations from Japan

On April 29, 2017, the Government of Japan announced the foreign recipients of the 2017 Spring Imperial Decorations. The

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Washoku Celebrated in Style at Pike Place Market

By Yuko Enomoto The Japan-America Society’s fourth annual event celebrating Japanese food and culture (Celebrate Washoku 2017) was a

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Marvista 4th Graders Tour Japantown

By Misa Murohashi, Translated by Bruce Rutledge Fourth graders from Marvista Elementary School, part of the Highline school district,

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Kay Hirai, owner of Studio 904

Interview with Keiko Kay Hirai, Author of “Sheer Determination”

Interview conducted by Randy Tada As the owner of a small business, Kay Hirai has dedicated her life to

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Grants to Help Rejuvenate Japantown

By Megumi Matsuzaki, Translated by Bruce Rutledge Friends of Japantown in partnership with the Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and

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Staying Alive-Sansei Journal by David Yamaguchi

ONE OF THE THINGS that strikes me whenever I spend time with people in their 90’s is how full

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Mayor Pushes Upzone in the Chinatown-ID

By Bruce Rutledge Seattle Mayor Ed Murray sent legislation to the city council on April 14 to allow buildings

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