Someone broke into Kau Kau BBQ Restaurant on 656 South King Street on the morning of April 28 and stole cash.
Hate crimes against Asian Americans rise due to COVID-19
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) across the nation are experiencing a rise in hate crimes as a result of the coronavirus.
Bill Gates receives Japanese honors for service
The government of Japan announced on April 29 that it awarded the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun to Microsoft co-founder and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates. This is in recognition of Gates’ contributions to Japan and the world in regards to worldwide technological transformation and advancement of […]
Navigation Team removes unsafe encampment
The City of Seattle’s Navigation Team removed an unmanaged encampment in the area behind the Navigation Center on a public stairwell, in response to what it called “a situation that posed a significant public safety and health risk.” Prior to the removal, announced in a news release on April 22, the Navigation Team said it […]
API Heritage Month Celebration
I have been on the API Heritage Celebration committee for 12 years and look forward to planning this event every year with my fellow committee members to celebrate API Heritage month in May.
Seattle Cherry Blossom Festival
The Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival was held online this year from April 24-26. People from around the country streamed the event— an annual festival that seeks to deepen understanding, exchange ideas, and advance the cultural contributions and achievements of the Japanese American community. The festival included online performances and martial arts, exhibits […]
Sen. Nguyen keynote for Neighborhood House
State Sen. Joe Nguyen gave the keynote speech for Neighborhood House on April 8—in the organization’s first ever digital event celebrating its 114th anniversary. Over 500 people tuned in to watch the “What Matters Most Breakfast” event which lasted for 20 minutes and included video presentations of the variety of services Neighborhood House provides. $160,000 […]
Kau Kau BBQ donation
The owners of Kau Kau BBQ, Richard Chang and wife, Lynn Eng-Chang, donated meals in April to front line workers at Kaiser Permanente of Washington in Seattle, Bellevue, and Tacoma.
Gift for Soo Yuen Association
Soo Yuen Association received 5,000 face masks from the Tai Shan City Government of the People’s Republic of China, as a gift and in return for a favor the Association gave in early February. They helped to raise over $8,000 for Tai Shan City to help against COVID-19 there.
Viet Wah Supermarket donated masks to ICHS
On April 3, Viet Wah Group donated 2,000 medical masks and 40 N95 masks. ICHS said the masks will be vital in its efforts to keep its patients, staff, and community healthy.