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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...

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.

Remembrance Day 2015

It was a lovely warm and sunny day in between two storms. Consequently, there was a huge turnout at the cenotaph. Perhaps 400 people...

Kokoro Dance: heart, soul & spirit

Book of Love is not like a Harlequin romance novel. Any married couple will tell you that love has its peaks and valleys. Love, like life, is a mystery. We are lucky to have British artist Jonathan Baldock’s Dada surrealist-influenced costume and set design infiltrating the piece and Vancouver composer Jeffrey Ryan composing for the Standing Wave musical ensemble who will be playing live for the two weeks of performances at the Roundhouse.