As a sign of the friendly nature of this race, lunch started with a game of rock-paper-scissors to decide which candidate would respond to questions first.
Hara, the only Asian American running for countywide race
It seems as though whenever people throw their names into the hat of politics, too many of them are only doing it for a personal gain. Oftentimes, they run without a connection to their community. Lloyd Hara, however, may be the exception.
Author connects with culture through taste
She had to face cultural differences at an early age. Now, she celebrates the differences and similarities in Asian cultures in her latest nonfiction work.
King County Executive candidates Constantine and Hutchison address Asian American concerns
Susan Hutchison and Dow Constantine are vying for the position of King County Executive this November.
Hutchison, known by many locals for her time as a KIRO 7 News anchor, currently serves as executive director of the Charles Simonyi Fund for Arts and Sciences, a philanthropic foundation based in Seattle that provides grants to art, science, and education programs.
What to know about Maiko Winkler-Chin, the new SCIDpda Executive Director
Maiko Winkler-Chin is the new executive director of the Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda). She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Affairs and Asian Studies from the University of Puget Sound, and she earned a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Washington.
Paz sings a new tune for Asian American actors
“I pretty much got my education in theater, on the road, on that tour in each city. … I kind of went to the University of [Miss] Saigon,” actress Jennifer Paz said laughingly.
Asians on TV … Tequila’s lawsuit gets dropped
The new season is here, and there’s a new Asian baby in Hollywood! This month, Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley adopt a baby from Korea, Tila Tequila continues her quest for attention, and Lisa Ling returns to her roots on “The View.”
Nanda’s latest film bears message to the world, wins awards at the Independent South Asian Film Festival
Oriya film legend Prashanta Nanda packs a political punch in his latest film, “The Living Ghost,” by honing in on the exploitation — sexual and economic — of a native tribe in India that is facing extinction.
Seahawks’ Tatupu to donate to tsunami relief, sets example
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Lofa Tatupu’s father was born in American Samoa. The Seattle Seahawks star still has family members on the island. And he hasn’t heard how they fared through last week’s deadly tsunami that rolled across the U.S. territory as well as neighboring Samoa and Tonga.
3 Vietnamese plead guilty in ‘slavery’ case
YORK, Pa. (AP) — Three people have pleaded guilty to federal charges in what prosecutors allege was “modern-day slavery” of two Vietnamese women forced to work for years in central Pennsylvania nail salons.