Lena Hou has performed the National Anthem at numerous community events. This included last week’s invitation to the Japanese Consulate’s residence for the reception honoring Japanese Emperor Akihito’s birthday. Consul Omura was in attendance and congratulated Hou on a job well done. Over 200 people attended the event. Lori Matsukawa and Ralph Munro were recognized […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly The University of Washington (UW) hosted its first Japanese student in 1894. Now, over a century later, the University of Washington Nikkei Alumni Association (UWNAA) — the successor of multiple Japanese American student organizations — is celebrating its 90th anniversary.