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. Read More..
Latest News & Events
(SEE JAPANESE BELOW) The Hokubei Hochi Foundation, The North American Post, and Soy Source recently held a successful event featuring “Seattle Camera Club: A Proud Story of Japanese American ‘Issei’ Photographers.” Enter the world of the early 1900s and learn of the little-known story of Seattle’s Issei (first generation Japanese American) amateur photographers who received
See, taste, and experience the beauty of Japan – join us on our 2014 Japan Tour to Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima, and Magome, from September 28-October 7, 2014. Whether you’ve been to Japan before, or are a first-time visitor, this will be an unforgettable experience. The minimum number of participants is 12 so save the dates
Over the two years, The North American Post, the Pacific Northwest’s oldest bilingual English/Japanese community newspaper, has been translating one historical article each week, from Japanese to English. Readers can get a glimpse into fascinating events of those periods in time. Please take a look at the link HERE to see the articles, or the
The Foundation, in partnership with the University of Washington (UW), is working on a model project to digitize the past issues of The North American Post newspaper. This project is unique in that it will be one of the first Japanese language newspapers to be key word searchable. Because of the complications involved with news print