Atsushi Kiuchi: We knew something was going to happen to us. We didn’t realize it was going to be an incarceration and loss of freedom and all that stuff ‘til probably about February.
Leandra Craft, a King County senior deputy prosecuting attorney and former Federal Way City Councilmember, is running for the 30th District State House. The seat is currently held by Rep. Jesse Johnson, who announced last week that he is not seeking re-election. The daughter of Filipino immigrants who was raised in Federal Way, Craft is […]
On March 5, nine members of the Seattle International District Rotary Club participated in a clean-up organized by Friends of Little Saigon. The club also provided coffee and cookies from Starbucks for the approximately 75 clean-up participants. Club members involved were David Akiyama, Nancy Benedict-Evans, David Della, Odette Della, David Goldsmith, Julie Hungar, Ed Jefferson, […]
Local author Joan Seko has published her eighth novel, “A Bridge to Humanity.” It is her second novel about the Holocaust in Poland and the Goldman Family trials, and chronicles their experiences in the Warsaw Ghetto and at the Auschwitz II-Birkenau Death Camp. It is available on paperwork and also on Kindle from March 19-25 […]
A Celebration of Life will be held on April 12 for Dr. Alan Yabui. He died on Feb. 24 at age 81 from a head injury from a fall. He had also been dealing with chronic kidney failure and Alzheimer’s disease. Born in 1940 at the Lahaina Pioneer cannery camp hospital in Maui, Yabui spent […]
With his daughters at his side, Calvin Joseph Fung, 97, died peacefully on Feb. 11. He leaves behind his wife of 73 years (Jeni), daughters Janine Chan (Brian) and Alicia Davis (Mark); grandchildren Natalie Rodgers (Blake), Jordan Davis (Kylie), Paul Davis and Carlyn Bisset (Denver); great grandchildren Reagan, Eleanor, Eli, Ava and Layla and nieces […]
Two female-focused nonprofits in Seattle joined hands to promote advocacy for women and girls locally and globally in celebration of International Women’s Day.
A state advisory group has decided against recommending a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for students in K-12 schools.
By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher The Associated Press HONOLULU (AP)—A well-known adage in Hawaiian, ola i ka wai, means “water is life.’ Native Hawaiians revere water in all its forms as the embodiment of one of the Hawaiian pantheon’s four principal gods. The resource is so valuable that to have it in abundance means prosperity. The […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Nearly a year after eight people were killed in a mass shooting at three Atlanta-area spas, many of them women of Asian descent, community members came together Saturday to remember the victims at a memorial tribute. More than 150 people gathered at a park to listen to family members of victims and […]