Editor’s Note: Tama Tokuda wrote this article for the Northwest Asian Weekly in May 1994, shortly after Kip Tokuda’s campaign kick off. It is presented as it was published. By Tama Tokuda Special to NW Asian Weekly The other night I was sitting in the corner of the auditorium at the Mt. Baker Community Club, […]
This October, the Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community. By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Inbee Park, Michelle Wie, and Tiger Woods. These golfers got their start in golf at a young age, but for many children, a chance at golf — or any other […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Longtime cult director Kar-wai Wong, legendary for such Hong Kong productions as “In The Mood For Love,” “Happy Together,” and “Days Of Being Wild,” probably wishes for a box office smash hit to supplement his longstanding critical acclaim. And with his latest film, “The Grandmaster,” a historical martial arts […]
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly The Favorite Daughter By Allen Say Author A. Levine Books, 2013 With a name like Yuriko and a home in San Francisco, it’s safe to say you’re not going to meet many people who share your name. And for Yuriko, that has always been just fine.
“Make ethical behavior your foundation. Always do the right thing – you know what it is. Maximize your potential for good. Treat people right. Make the right decision when nobody’s looking – especially when nobody’s looking. Integrity: if you have it, nothing else matters; if you don’t have it, nothing else matters.” — Dave Rule […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Asian and Pacific Americans are stereotyped as being weak leaders, but three Seattle-area teenagers
By Arunabh Satpathy Northwest Asian Weekly Here’s a question: What are the similarities between a mother keen on finishing her studies, a patient hungry to keep learning, and an older professional juggling family and work needing to expand his professional boundaries?
Tama Tokuda, the mother of the late Kip Tokuda, died Aug. 31 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Her death comes a month and a half after the sudden death of Kip, who suffered a heart attack on July 13. Her family said she died of a broken heart.
The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2013 Scholarship for Women Pageant — also known as the Miss Chinese Seattle Pageant — on Sept. 7 at the Westminster Center in Bellevue. The competition drew 11 contestants. “I was extremely impressed with all of the contestants,” said Judge Jerry Lee, who is also chairman […]
Every American remembers where they were when the planes crashed into the towers 12 years ago, and since then everyone’s life has been affected by the events of 9/11, some for the better and some for worse.