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Kona, a film in progress by Walter Dods

In 1881, David Kalakaua, the last King of Hawaii, made his one and only voyage to Japan. His mission was two-fold: First, form an alliance with the Emperor to create an empire that stretched eastward from the Japan, across all the islands of the South Pacific, and creating the new kingdom of ‘Oceania.’

Honouring Shag Ando

by Susanne Tabata In 1958, when Gordon Kadota started the first golf tournament for the lower mainland JC community, it was a massive social...

President’s Message

by Lorene Oikawa Happy New Year! Akemashite omedetou gozaimasu. Kotoshi mo yoroshiku onegaishimasu! [I look forward to our continued relationship in the New Year.] ...

Spirit of the Nisei

Living as we are in the digital age, it is easy to not only communicate superficially with someone but actually engage in a longterm ...

Hide Hyodo-Shimizu Research Scholarship

The National Association of Japanese Canadians and the Landscapes of Injustice Partnership Project are proud to jointly announce the Hide Hyodo-Shimizu Research Scholarship Valued at $10,000,...

Remembering Aya Higashi

Following the war, Aya returned to Vancouver to obtain her teaching certificate then returned to Kaslo for good, fulfilling a promise she had made to the local principal. She taught senior high, specializing in commerce and home economics.