When Fred Korematsu, a Japanese American welder, dared to challenge the constitutionality of his internment in 1942, his objections
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly ‘Hapa’ is a Hawaiian term that describes somebody of at least half Asian or Pacific Islander ethnic heritage. ‘Hapa’ literally means a ‘portion’ or ‘part.’ Many hapas live in the Pacific Northwest, as Seattle is home to a huge population of biracial people.<!–more–> Cassie Wada, whose father is Japanese […]
The Go For Broke National Education Center has won a request for proposal from the United States Army to collect oral histories from Japanese American veterans of the Military Intelligence Service (M.I.S.) who served as linguists in occupied Japan.
Two Japanese scientists and a Japanese American won the 2008 Nobel Prize in physics on Oct. 7 for theoretical advances that help explain the behavior of the smallest particles of matter.
Who could have imagined that a little girl in Japan experimenting with paper cutting would one day grow up to illustrate books and exhibit works of art in America? Aki Sogabe has dared to give voice to her artistic passion, transforming everyday images and forms into a beautiful collection of work that spans decades and oceans.
Astronaut Akihiko Hoshide, accompanied by his wife Satomi, visited Seattle to participate in the annual Planetary Congress that took place Sept. 15-19.