By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Each year, certain people are recognized for their accomplishments in the Asian American communities. There were many incredible feats this year, so we grouped them into 10 accomplishments.
By Staff The Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — The FBI has released thousands of documents from its file on U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, some of which show the late Japanese-American lawmaker was the target of racially and politically motivated threats of violence.
President Barack Obama named the late Sen. Daniel Inouye one of sixteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Aug. 8. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, […]
By Andrew Taylor The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Recovering from war wounds that left him with one arm, Danny Inouye wanted a cigarette and needed a light.
May is an especially important month. Not only will we celebrate our moms on Mother’s Day this coming Sunday, May 8, but for the entire month, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Organizations representing and serving Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities across the country joined together on March 17
HONOLULU (AP) — Democrat Colleen Hanabusa ousted Republican U.S. Rep. Charles Djou from the U.S. House seat representing urban Honolulu
HONOLULU (AP)—Both come from families of immigrants. Both grew up in Hawaii. Both are lawyers who rose to power in elected office.
HONOLULU (AP) — An Asian American political group last Thursday warned the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee not to take sides in the special election for Hawaii’s vacant 1st Congressional District seat.
The Japanese Community and Cultural Center of Washington (JCCCW) held its second annual Tomodachi Luncheon fundraiser at the Bellevue Westin Hotel. More than 270 people attended, and more than $38,000 was raised, which will benefit the JCCCW.