The consul general of Japan in Seattle, Masahiro Omura, held a birthday celebration at his personal residence on Dec. 8 to celebrate the birthday of Japanese Emperor Akihito, who officially turns 84 on Dec. 23. State Sen. Karen Fraser was invited to offer a toast in front of the nearly 200 people who attended. Fraser […]
UNIQLO arrives in Seattle
UNIQLO hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 6 to celebrate the opening of their first store in Seattle at Bellevue Square. The store is 16,000 square feet of retail space that will house the brand’s full assortment of men’s, women’s, and children’s collections. Attendees included Brian Surratt, City of Seattle Office of Economic Development Director; […]
Two API leaders honored
Tomio Moriguchi, Elaine Ikoma Ko, and the Nikkei Community Network hosted a special reception on July 9, at the Nagomi Tea House, for Andréa Akita’s appointment as Executive Director of InterIm CDA and Brad Miyake as the new Bellevue City Manager.
BLOG: Japanese governor brings a feast to Seattle
By Assunta Ng Oishii! Giving good first impressions make it harder for others to forget you.