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Orchestra plays in Seattle

Orchestra plays in Seattle

The Hong Kong Children’s Symphony Orchestra performed at Benaroya Hall on July 29. The orchestra consists of kids

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

UW thanks its donors

UW thanks its donors

University of Washington’s (UW) President’s Club held a reception on July 29 to thank its donors. The President’s Club

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Media panel held in King County

Media panel held in King County

The King County Ethnic and Disability Media Networking event was held on July 29 at the King Street Center. The event was

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Free movie screenings at Hing Hay Park

Free movie screenings at Hing Hay Park

Hing Hay Park kicked off its first outdoor movie night on Aug. 9 with Linsanity: The Movie. Two more movies will be shown

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UW professor gets promotion

UW professor gets promotion

Dr. Vikram Jandhyala was promoted to Vice Provost for Innovation at University of Washington (UW). Jandhyala is the first

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

Playing pianos in our parks

Playing pianos in our parks

Have you see the piano at Hing Hay Park? It’s part of Pianos in the Parks, where 20

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 33 | 8/9-8/150 Comments

Children’s book about World War II to be released

Children’s book about World War II to be released

Kirby Larson, children’s author, is releasing a new book on Aug. 26. The story is about a girl named Mitsi Kashino being separated from her dog Dash when her family is sent to incarceration camp during World War II. The story follows her life in the camp while she still hopes to be reunited with […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 33 | 8/9-8/150 Comments

Children of Marines receive scholarships

Children of Marines receive scholarships

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (MCSF) hosted a reception on July 30 at the

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Book on history of protests in China released

Book on history of protests in China released

Jessica Chen Weiss, born and raised in Seattle, has written a book, Powerful Patriots: Nationalist Protest in China’s Foreign Relations, about the history of anti-foreign protests in China from 1985 to 2012. Weiss has interviewed over 170 people for this book and has spent about 14 months on field research. Powerful Patriots discusses anti-foreign protests […]

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Yale grad and Seattle native starts new business

Yale grad and Seattle native starts new business

Christina Park has started her own law firm, Park Business Law, located on 1001 4th

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 33 | 8/9-8/150 Comments

Shen appointed by the White House

Shen appointed by the White House

Albert Shen has been appointed by the White House as the Deputy Director of Minority Business Development Agency, a division of the US Department of Commerce. Shen will be starting his new position on Aug. 18. Shen, a son of two Taiwanese immigrants, was born in Pullman, WA. He ran for Seattle City Council last […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 32 | 8/2-8/81 Comment

Ocean City Restaurant owners start real estate company

Ocean City Restaurant owners start real estate company

Husband and wife, Tim and Christine Lee, owners and managers of Ocean City Restaurant, held a grand

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Team of five wins $5 million in video game tournament

Team of five wins $5 million in video game tournament

The International, a video game tournament, was held in Seattle throughout this month with a team

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Annual Kin On sports tournament raises $40K

Annual Kin On sports tournament raises $40K

Over 400 participants, friends and family and community supporters gathered to celebrate the success of the 7th Annual Kin On Sports Tournament. All three events (table tennis, soccer and badminton) brought in a combined total of close to $40K in support of Kin On’s Expansion Project which included a 2600 sq-ft multipurpose space for conducting […]

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Ring Dash held in Tacoma

Ring Dash held in Tacoma

Ben Bridge’s jewelry sponsored Ring Dash came to Tacoma on July 19. The Ring Dash is a free text

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 32 | 8/2-8/80 Comments

Chef’s Showcase

Chef’s Showcase

The Asian American Journalist Association (AAJA) will be hosting the AAJA Chefs’ Showcase benefit event at the Columbia Tower Club, on the 75th floor of Columbia Tower, 701 5th Ave., Aug 4.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 31 | 7/26-8/10 Comments

Dr. Kimo leaving International District

Dr. Kimo leaving International District

Dr. Kimo Hirayama, known as just Dr. Kimo to the International District community, is heading north to

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Small business forum held in Tukwila

Small business forum held in Tukwila

The Korean American Chamber of Commerce (KACC) held its first forum for small business owners on June

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Director of LIHI selected for program with Harvard University

Director of LIHI selected for program with Harvard University

Sharon Lee, Executive Director of the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI), was chosen to participate in NeighborWorks Achieving Excellence Program that is conducted with Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. This program spans for 18 months and is for executive directors and other leaders of organizations that are helping better the community. The program has […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 31 | 7/26-8/10 Comments

Lifetime achievement award given to King County Assessor

Lifetime achievement award given to King County Assessor

King County Assessor Lloyd Hara received the lifetime achievement award from the League of Women Voters on July 16 at the Seattle Westin Hotel. Over 100 people were present. Hara has a long career in public service. He served in the Army and retired from the Army Reserve with a Lt. Colonel ranking. At the […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 31 | 7/26-8/10 Comments

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