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This website is in English and Japanese.The Hokubei Hochi (North American Post) Foundation (HHF) is a non-profit 501c3 entity established in 2011 in Seattle, Washington. The Foundation’s mission is to promote and preserve the culture of the Nikkei and Japanese community through educational and cultural projects and activities in the Pacific Northwest. HHF’s vision is for a vibrant Nikkei and Japanese community connected and engaged through relevant news and enriching programs. HHF seeks to preserve the community’s history and culture for future generations.  See Annual Report here.  Read More..

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  • “The Beauty of Noh” Performances at ACT Theatre Sept. 26-28, 2014

    Noh and Opera The Hokubei Hochi Foundation is one of the many sponsors of this special performance of “The Beauty of Noh” at Seattle’s ACT Theatre from September 26-28th. ‘The Beauty of Noh’ will, for the first time, present a double-bill performance featuring Noh, the traditional dance-drama of Japan, alongside a modern Noh-inspired opera based

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  • NIHONMACHI NITE-JOIN US-SEPT. 20th, 4-8pm!

    NIHONMACHI NITE-JOIN US-SEPT. 20th, 4-8pm!

    JOIN US!  The annual “Nihonmachi (Japantown) Nite” festival will be Saturday, September 20th, from 4-8pm,  along South Main Street in Chinatown/International District.  http://nihonmachinites.com/ The Hokubei Hochi Foundation will be selling unique Japanese and Asian gifts, wares, and furniture so please check us out!  

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  • 2014 Japan Tour Set for Sept. 28th-Oct. 7, 2014

    2014 Japan Tour Set for Sept. 28th-Oct. 7, 2014

    The Hokubei Hochi Foundation and North American Post newspaper are co-sponsoring an annual tour to Japan from September 28-October 7th, 2014.  Fifteen individuals will join this tour which will include visits to Tokyo, Osaka-Kyoto, Hiroshima, and an overnight stay in the countryside town of Magome.  Look out for stories from the trip in upcoming issues

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  • Nagomi Tea House Expanding To New Location!

    Nagomi Tea House Expanding To New Location!

    This Fall, the Nagomi Tea House will move next door (old Ming’s Antique space) to a newly expanded space.  We will continue to offer this new space for rent, along with the original full-size tea house, on loan from the Eastside Nihon Matsuri Association. We wish to thank the City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods

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