Civil rights attorney Dale Minami was honored with the Kip Tokuda Award on Nov. 3, from the Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF) Northwest. Minami practices in San Francisco in the area of personal injury. He has been involved in significant litigations involving the civil rights of Asian Pacific Americans and other minorities, including […]
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.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Kip Tokuda, a former four-term state representative from the 37th district and community activist who founded the Asian Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF), was past president of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), and served on the Mayor’s Seattle Police Department 20/20 initiative passed away on July 13. He was 66.