By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Grant Higa and Alma Kimura scored victories in their respective powerlifting divisions at the World Championships in Minsk, Belarus this past June. The two Asian Pacific Islanders from Hawaii competed for Team USA at the International Powerlifting Federation Classical World Championships, after successful competitions in Orlando, Fla. in June. […]
Alma Kimura recently won a gold medal in the world powerlifting championships Sept. 28. On Sept. 16, she won another gold medal, this time in the “raw nationals” in Scranton, Pa. Kimura, a Georgetown University law-school graduate who practices solo in estate planning, probate and family law on Capitol Hill, was recruited by a tennis colleague […]
Seattle First Hill Lions Club held its annual pancake breakfast fundraiser in February to benefit the Keiro and Kin On nursing homes and Kawabe Memorial House. The event also raised $2,400 for the George Tsutakawa Fountain repair and maintenance project at Seattle Central College.