By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Joby Shimomura is a fourth-generation Japanese American, recently appointed as Gov. Jay Inslee’s chief of staff. On April 13, she took time to talk about her professional background and how she found her way to the Governor’s office. The event was hosted by the Hokubei Hochi Foundation, a non-profit […]
This year’s Dragon Fest will include a traditional Japanese beer garden on Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. in the parking lot at 5th Avenue and King Street.
Hokubei Hochi Foundation has launched its inaugural student internship program, which includes travel to Japan.
On Oct. 17, The Hokubei Hochi Foundation Board of Directors announced establishment of the foundation as a new nonprofit 501(c)3 organization.