Elizabeth Mar, the beloved matriarch of the local Hawaiian restaurant Kona Kitchen, died from the novel coronavirus on March 25, after battling it for two weeks. She was 72 years old. Her husband, Robert Mar, 78, died of the virus two days later. The couple has three children and seven grandchildren.
“What did we do to deserve this?”
That’s what Eric Chan wrote on the “Support the ID – Community United” Facebook page, while posting a photo of broken storefront windows along King Street and 7th Avenue South.
A leading scholar of Seattle’s “white supremacist” history of housing discrimination said it was important for the property developer that is demolishing Keiro and building an apartment complex in its place, to be sensitive to the history of the Central Area.
Inside the electronic geofence that registers the arrival of a car pulling up to pick up food, past the posters showing chocolate-dipped donut sticks, around the electronic kiosks taking orders automatically, past the smiling face of the franchise owner, behind counters that are ubiquitous around the world— sits a surprise.
Are all building projects in the boundaries of the Chinatown-International District (ID) required to provide a community outreach report to the International Special Review District (ISRD)?
SEATTLE — The families of four victims in the 2018 Lion Air plane crash that killed 189 people have reached a settlement with Boeing, Seattle’s Herrmann Law Group said. The Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed into the Java Sea shortly after taking off from Jakarta on Oct. 29, 2018. Four months later, another Boeing 737 […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly The Keiro Rehabilitation and Care Center (KRCC) has been sold to a Bellevue-based real estate company that plans to demolish the nursing home and construct a multi-use building in its place, according to the attorney for Keiro and an application obtained by the Northwest Asian Weekly. “In order to […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Some years ago, Khoa Pham was battling this sense of complacency. He was working in his family’s business, Pho Bac, a local chain of Vietnamese restaurants that focuses on Vietnam’s most recognizable food. He was doing the same things that he remembered his parents doing when he was a […]
Along with Ha, John Chen, Min Christ, Beth Johnson, Hao Lam, Yen Lam-Steward, the Le Brothers, Tim Lee, Synthia Melton, Dr. Xiao Ming, Ezhilarasan Natarajan, James Wong, Andy Yip, and Mei Young were also honored.
John ChenJohn Chen is the CEO Geoteaming. A self-proclaimed “extreme leader,” John climbs mountains, walks on fire, swims with dolphins, rides Harleys, and snowboards out of helicopters.