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New Play Provides Glimpse of Life on Big Island

By J.K. YAMAMOTO, Rafu Staff Writer Mary Lyon Kamitaki’s new play “Southernmost” invites audiences into the home of the Chaves family, who live on the Big Island in Naalehu — the southernmost town not just in Hawaii, but in all 50 states. Playwrights’ Arena is presenting the play through...

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‘Voices of Legacy’ at OCBC

ANAHEIM — The Go For Broke National Education Center presents “Voices of Legacy” on Saturday, April 20, at 1 p.m. at Orange County Buddhist Church, 909 S. Dale Ave. in Anaheim. During World War II, the soldiers of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and the Military...

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力走の佐藤琢磨8位:2週連続優勝ならず

 「インディカー・シリーズ」の今季第4戦「アキュラグランプリ」が14日、ロングビーチ・ダウンタウンの市街地コースで催され、アレクサンダー・ロッシが2年連続のポール・トゥー・ウィンで通算6勝目を飾った。先週のレースでポール・トゥー・ウィンを収め、2週連続優勝の期待がかかった佐藤琢磨は8位に終わった。...

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Connecting the injustices of the past with similar injustices of the present will be the focus of the 2019 Manzanar At Dusk program, sponsored by the Manzanar Committee, scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, at the Lone Pine High School gymnasium, located at 538 S. Main St. (U.S. Highway...

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RAFU STAFF REPORT Less than a month after stepping in as president and chief executive officer of Keiro, Gene Kanamori finds himself grappling with the complexities of a class-action lawsuit brought by a donor alleging that the senior care organization fraudulently solicited donations. On Dec. 28,...

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Next on ‘Asian Pacific America’

SAN JOSE — This Sunday, April 21, on “Asian Pacific America” with Robert Handa: Mythili Kumar is the artistic director of Abinhaya Dance Company of San Jose. The upcoming performance, “I Have A Dream: Stories of Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr.,” depicts the non-violent resistance...

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SAN JOSE — This Sunday, April 21, on “Asian Pacific America” with Robert Handa: Mythili Kumar is the artistic director of Abinhaya Dance Company of San Jose. The upcoming performance, “I Have A Dream: Stories of Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr.,” depicts the non-violent resistance...

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SAN FRANCISCO — First Voice and J-town Task Force present J-Town Culture Bearers: Past, Present, Future, Infinity on Saturday, April 20, at 4 p.m. at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California, 1840 Sutter St. in San Francisco Japantown. The series concludes with “Hapa...

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‘Hapa Voices’ at JCCCNC

SAN FRANCISCO — First Voice and J-town Task Force present J-Town Culture Bearers: Past, Present, Future, Infinity on Saturday, April 20, at 4 p.m. at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California, 1840 Sutter St. in San Francisco Japantown. The series concludes with “Hapa...

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ORANGE — Patti Hirahara received a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Rep. J. Luis Correa of California’s 46th Congressional District at his second annual “Woman of the Year” award ceremony at Chapman University on March 23. Hirahara was nominated by the Anaheim High...

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Patti Hirahara Named Woman of the Year in 46th Congressional District

ORANGE — Patti Hirahara received a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Rep. J. Luis Correa of California’s 46th Congressional District at his second annual “Woman of the Year” award ceremony at Chapman University on March 23. Hirahara was nominated by the Anaheim High...

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Gabbard Calls on Vets to Oppose Renaming Coliseum for United Airlines

WASHINGTON — Tulsi Gabbard, Hawaii congresswoman and Democratic presidential candidate, on April 5 condemned a plan by the University of Southern California to rename the iconic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum – a historic World War I memorial – for United Airlines in exchange for a $69 million...

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WASHINGTON — Tulsi Gabbard, Hawaii congresswoman and Democratic presidential candidate, on April 5 condemned a plan by the University of Southern California to rename the iconic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum – a historic World War I memorial – for United Airlines in exchange for a $69 million...

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Bishop City Council Rescinds Wartime Anti-JA Resolutions

By MARTHA NAKAGAWA, Rafu Contributor BISHOP — The Bishop (Inyo County) City Council passed a resolution on April 8, rescinding three World War II-era resolutions that had been passed in connection with Japanese Americans incarcerated at the Manzanar War Relocation Authority camp. The resolution,...

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By MARTHA NAKAGAWA, Rafu Contributor BISHOP — The Bishop (Inyo County) City Council passed a resolution on April 8, rescinding three World War II-era resolutions that had been passed in connection with Japanese Americans incarcerated at the Manzanar War Relocation Authority camp. The resolution,...

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East West Players (EWP), the nation’s longest-running professional theater of color and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for award-winning Broadway musical “Mamma Mia!” With music and lyrics by Benny Andersson...

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EWP Announces Cast and Creative Team of ‘Mamma Mia!’

East West Players (EWP), the nation’s longest-running professional theater of color and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for award-winning Broadway musical “Mamma Mia!” With music and lyrics by Benny Andersson...

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南加日系合唱連盟:7団体が合唱コンサート

 南加日系合唱連盟(小川弘子会長)は3月23日、トーレンスのファースト・ルーザラン・チャーチで7団体が参加する第5回合唱コンサートを開催した。各合唱グループは懐かしい日本の名曲からクラシックまでさまざまな曲を披露し、歌うことの楽しさを観客に伝えるかのように歌い上げた。...

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 南加日系合唱連盟(小川弘子会長)は3月23日、トーレンスのファースト・ルーザラン・チャーチで7団体が参加する第5回合唱コンサートを開催した。各合唱グループは懐かしい日本の名曲からクラシックまでさまざまな曲を披露し、歌うことの楽しさを観客に伝えるかのように歌い上げた。...

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 南加熊本県人会(沖田義邦会長)は、平成最後の親睦会をこのほど、トーレンスのミヤコ・ハイブリッドホテルで開催した。75人が集い、歌や踊りを楽しみ親睦を深め和やかなひとときを過ごすとともに、発生から3年の熊本地震で被災した故郷の復興支援継続へ団結心を新たにした。...

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