By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Cress By Marissa Meyer Feiwel and Friends, 2014 The Lunar Chronicles continue in this third installment right where the previous one ended. New Beijing cyborg mechanic Cinder and Captain Carswell Thorne are now fugitives on the run from the law — both on Earth and on the moon. And […]
On Feb. 18, President Obama met with seven surviving Japanese American World War II veterans, all in their 90s, to thank them in person for their service.
On Jan. 30, the White House issued a statement honoring the legacy of Fred Korematsu, a Japanese American hero who stood his ground in the face of injustice.
By Staff The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A developer has taken action against the historic-landmark designation for a one acre plot of oak trees at a former World War II-era internment camp in the San Fernando Valley, according to a lawsuit filed the week of Aug. 5.
By Staff The Associated Press KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Japanese-American groups and individuals are questioning plans to build a fence around the Tulelake Airport that would cut through the site of the World War II era Tule Lake internment camp.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Peter Webber’s historical epic “Emperor” takes place immediately after the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan in August 1945. On the 15th of that month, Japanese Emperor Hirohito addressed his people via a recorded announcement played over national radio — the first time in Japanese history that […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The Manzanar War Relocation Center housed at its peak 10,000 Japanese internees during World War II. Forcibly relocated from their homes on the West Coast by a government order, the internees toughed it out against desert heat, cold weather, dust, and constant wind between 1942 and 1945. Barbed wire […]
The Associated Press Staff CODY, Wyo. (AP) — The Heart Mountain Interpretive Center in Park County has been recognized with an award from the American Association of Museums.
The Associated Press Staff HONOLULU (AP) — The University of Hawaii says it plans to award honorary degrees to Japanese-American U.S. Army ROTC cadets who formed a civilian battalion and were killed in action during World War II.
By Mary Beth Smetzer Fairbanks Daily News-Miner FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The day Pearl Harbor was bombed, Dec. 7, 1941, Brian Yamamoto’s father, Edward, was attending the University of Southern California on a baseball scholarship.