The 2016 delegates of the Japanese American Leadership Delegation (JALD) program have now returned to the United States. In its 16th year, JALD provides the opportunity for a select group of Japanese American leaders to travel to Japan to engage with Japanese leaders. This year’s delegation, which included Seattle City Council president Bruce Harrell, visited […]
By Mike Baker The Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — After 50 years, the relationship between Washington and Japan’s Hyogo Prefecture is stronger than ever.
The 2013 Washington State Japanese Princesses have been announced. They are Izumi Kahokuhulaokekai Hansen, Christine Kimiko Ito, Aspasea Elina McKenna, and Kristi Yukiko Nakata. The 2013 Washington state Japanese Queen will be selected on May 4.