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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 2014 Annual Report here.  Read More..

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  • HELP US FIND MISSING ISSUES

    HELP US FIND MISSING ISSUES

    As you read announcements about our new website featuring digitized past issues of the Hokubei Jiji (North American Times) and Hokubei Hochi (North American Post), we are making an appeal for missing issues in the collection.  Specifically, we are looking for backfiles of the Jiji for the periods: Year of 1902 – December 8, 1917

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  • Two Local Nikkei Newspapers Now Available to Public

    Two Local Nikkei Newspapers Now Available to Public

    We are pleased to announce that two Japanese language newspapers are now digitized and accessible to the public. A community reception was held on June 8th to unveil the new website for the digitized issues of the Seattle-based Hokubei Jiji (North American Times) and Hokubei Hochi (North American Post).  This is the culmination of nearly

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  • 2015 Japan Tour Space Still Available!

    2015 Japan Tour Space Still Available!

    There is still space in our Tour Group to Japan!  Please email:  elaine@hokubeihochi.org, or call 206.519.5461, for more information.  Dates are September 27-October 6, 2015.  All-inclusive cost is $3,290. 2015年の日本へのツアーにはまだ空きがあります!ツアーについての情報は電話又はメールにてお問い合わせください。Eメール: elaine@hokubeihochi.org 電話:206-519-5461 日程は2015年9月27日~10月6日です。

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  • Puget Sound Business Journal Recognizes Tomio Moriguchi

    Puget Sound Business Journal Recognizes Tomio Moriguchi

    The Puget Sound Business Journal has recognized Tomio Moriguchi as one of the most influential business leaders over the past 35 years.  (Click “VIEW MORE” and then click on article.)   Mr. Moriguchi is President of Uwajimaya, Inc., Board President of the Hokubei Hochi Foundation, and publisher of North American Post and Soy Source.  Congratulations to Mr.

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