By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY When a Seahawks player couldn’t pronounce “Uwajimaya” in a television interview, CEO Denise Moriguchi had a revelation. As Uwajimaya’s third-generation owner, Moriguchi, 40, understood that the name Uwajimaya has no meaning to outsiders or newcomers, even though it is the largest local Asian grocery store and has 88 years […]
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There was a groundbreaking February 9th in the parking lot of the Publix Hotel located at 5th Avenue and South King Street in Seattle’s Chinatown/International District. There was a traditional Asian ceremonial elements for good luck and Japanese tea. It was attended by members of Uwajimaya, the hotel development team, investors, and the community to celebrate […]