Yoshiro Philip Hayasaka, known as Philip, passed away peacefully on Sept. 3. He was 94.
The photo on the woman’s iPhone shows a blackened and swollen face with a feeding tube coming into a mouth just below the mustache. Her husband had taken care of every aspect of her life after she was diagnosed with lung cancer 10 years ago, had a stroke, and became virtually paralyzed.
Oracle said Sept. 14 that the Chinese owner of TikTok has picked the U.S. company to be its “trusted technology provider,“ beating out rival Microsoft in a deal that could help keep the popular video-sharing app running in the U.S.
The ti leaf is dark green and glossy. Using her hands, Kalei’okalani Matsui deftly weaves, folds, shapes and bends the leaves into a rope, adding more leaves to elongate the lei. Her fingers move quickly, bracelets clinking gently around her wrists from the movement of well practiced wilii, the technique of twisting and weaving together lei.
anessa Yu has always been able to see people’s fortunes and misfortunes in tea leaves. It’s a gift she never asked for, a gift she never wanted. And when she sees death for the first time—following an unfortunate appointment with a matchmaker—it’s a gift she desperately wants to get rid of, but she’ll settle for controlling it. Otherwise, how can she truly live?
By Andrew Hamlin NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY He was forced into making drugs. He was forced into selling drugs. He was forced into sexual slavery as a small child. He grew up through horrors many people couldn’t conceive of. Maikaru Douangluxay-Cloud, sometimes known as Michael, allows all the above. It’s all part of his story. But […]
By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly At long last, the new live action version of Disney’s Mulan has been released, after multiple delays due to COVID-19, not in theaters in the United States, but on Disney Plus as of Sept. 4. The movie, which is the largest budget Hollywood film ever with an Asian cast […]
WeChat has traditionally been used by the Chinese American community to keep in touch with relatives in China and form new social connections here, and used for almost every aspect of communication with other Chinese Americans.
Dude, I’m gonna cut right to the chase. You will like this movie if you are:
A true fan of Keanu Reeves. I don’t mean “John Wick” Keanu. I mean “Point Break” Keanu. I’m talking “Dangerous Liaisons” Keanu.
At 80, Patti Warashina has accomplished a lot and received many prestigious awards in her distinguished art career, but her latest achievement was the 2020 Visionary Award from the Smithsonian Institute. And, this is the first time it’s been awarded to a ceramic artist.