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In Midseason Form

Bon dancers shake off the winter cobwebs and move in …

hula for web

An Action-Packed Weekend

The Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute held its annual carnival …


Get Up and Dance

The Venice Japanese Community Center held its annual Natsu Matsuri …


Back to the Beach

Ondo dancing was the highlight both nights at the Long …

group photo

Nurturing the Future

Tenrikyo Mission Headquarters in America celebrated its 80th anniversary on …

Roger Eaton - Son In Law of 232nd Combat Engineer Company Veteran
Mitsuo Kunihiro - 442nd Regimental Combat Team Veteran and daughter
Linda Kunihiro
Ralph Kaneshiro - Millitary Intelligence Service Veteran and son
Johnathan Kaneshiro
Marianne Miyada
Don Miyada - 100th Infantry Battalion Veteran and daughter
Shirley Hibino - Daughters of Yukio Hibino - 522nd Field Artillery Battalion Veteran
June Hibino
Cedrick Shimo - 1800th Unit Veteran representing 1399th Engineer Construction Battalion

Go For Broke Monument’s 15th Anniversary Celebrated

By J.K. YAMAMOTO, Rafu Staff Writer
On June 5, 1999, the …

Left: Celine de Guzman and her mother, Right: Brandon Ito.

Springing for Hope

A3M (Asians for Miracle Marrow Matches) held its first “Spring …


Expressive Ikebana

The Los Angeles branch of Sogetsu School, which has about …


Stepping in Time

Kathy Sadamitsu (left) leads an exercise class on April 5 …


Karate Kids

Students of Kaizen Dojo in Torrance, under the direction of …