Port of Seattle Commission President Courtney Gregoire said earlier this month that she will not run for re-election this fall. Her position 2 term ends at the end of 2019. The Port of Seattle is governed by five commissioners who serve four-year terms and establish Port policy. Port Commission meetings are normally held at 12 […]
Cathay Post 186 of the American Legion held its annual Memorial Day service to honor the Asian Americans from Seattle who gave their lives during World War II. The event, in Hing Hay Park on May 29, included a performance by the Seattle Chinese Drill Team. Speakers included U.S. Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal and Lloyd Hara.
The Hon. Lloyd Hara and Rep. Jim McDermott were honored at the University of Washington (UW) Multicultural Alumni Partnership’s (MAP) Bridging the Gap Breakfast on Oct. 22. McDermott received the 2016 MAP Samuel E. Kelly Award for his work in supporting vulnerable populations. Hara was given the 2016 MAP Distinguished Alumni Award. Also honored were […]
Lloyd Hara was honored on Feb. 29 for his public service career spanning 50 years. The event, at the Nagomi Tea House, was hosted by Gary Locke and Washington State representative Bob Hasegawa. Hara has served as King County’s Auditor, Seattle City Treasurer, Seattle Port Commissioner, and King County Assessor. He also founded the Seattle […]
The votes were tallied Nov. 3-4, and the results regarding the API community were: John Lee lost to Davina Duerr for the City of Bothell Council Position No. 2. Lee received 39% of the vote. Hira Singh lost to Tina Budell for the City of Kent Council Position No. 1. Singh received 34% of the […]
As your King County Assessor, I was quite surprised to see my interview with the NW Asian Weekly printed with the headline, “Your higher property tax should ‘make you feel good’” in the July 10th edition.
King County Assessor Lloyd Hara received the lifetime achievement award from the League of Women Voters on July 16 at the Seattle Westin Hotel. Over 100 people were present. Hara has a long career in public service. He served in the Army and retired from the Army Reserve with a Lt. Colonel ranking. At the […]
Photos from Ken’s retirement party on June 6. All gifts made in honor of Ken were given for Goodwill’s Digital Literacy Initiative, a project that will help impact students’ day-to-day lives and improve their job-search skills. The total raised in honor of CEO Ken Colling is $32,532. The total raised for the Digital Literacy Initiative […]
To thank Lt. Governor Brad Owen and his wife Linda for their contributions to the Asian community, the Northwest Asian Weekly hosted a celebratory dinner in his honor.
By Assunta Ng Twenty-nine applicants were interested in the vacant Port of Seattle Commissioner’s seat, vacated by Gael Tarleton, who had left to become a state representative for the 36th District.