• Seeking Sponsors & Interns:  Digital Newspaper Project

    Seeking Sponsors & Interns: Digital Newspaper Project

    The Hokubei Hochi Foundation, in partnership with the University of Washington (UW) Libraries, will be digitizing over 100 years of past issues of The North American Post and North American Times newspaper. There are approximately 150,000 pages to be digitized. Download a one-page project description here. This will allow the public to access information...

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  • JOIN US: Featuring Joby Shimomura, 4th Generation Nikkei, Governor Inslee’s Office

    JOIN US: Featuring Joby Shimomura, 4th Generation Nikkei, Governor Inslee’s Office

    Don’t Miss This Nikkei Leadership Event Featuring Joby Shimomura, the highest ranking Nikkei in WA State Governor Inslee’s Office. Sunday, April 13th, 12:30-2:30pm, at Nagomi Tea House, 519 Sixth Avenue South, Seattle, 98104.  For Japanese bento lunch, $12; free if only attending the program, but please RSVP. TO RSVP:  http://jobyshimomura.eventbrite.com....

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  • Beautiful Nagomi Tea House Space Available For Rent

    Beautiful Nagomi Tea House Space Available For Rent

    The Japanese Nagomi Tea House is available for rent for your special event.  Please see updated brochure and contact Keiko Okada, Tea House Manager: reservations@hokubeihochi.org, or call 206.623.0100.  Or, for more information, visit:  www.nagomiteahouse.tumblr.com.

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  • TWO SLOTS OPEN: 2014 Japan Tour-September 28-October 7, 2014

    TWO SLOTS OPEN: 2014 Japan Tour-September 28-October 7, 2014

    We have two open slots left!  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

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  • View Over 100 Translated NA Post Historical Articles

    View Over 100 Translated NA Post Historical Articles

    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...

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  • Shop on AmazonSmile and We Will Receive A Donation!

    Please consider making your Amazon purchases on Amazon Smile, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the total value of your purchase to the Hokubei Hochi Foundation.  Thank you very much for your support! 北米報知財団は非営利団体を支援するアマゾンスマイルプロジェクトに参加しています。アマゾンスマイルから商品を購入すると、購入代金の0.5%がアマゾンから北米報知財団に寄付されます。ご支援のほどをよろしくお願いします。こちらのURLから私たちのプレジェクトを支援することが可能です。

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  • Nikkei Heroes Videos on YouTube and For Purchase

    Nikkei Heroes Videos on YouTube and For Purchase

    The Hokubei Hochi Foundation, The North American Post, and Soy Source presented a two-event series “Nikkei Heroes” featuring the documentary, “KASH” The Legend and Legacy of Shiro Kashino, a heart-rending film tribute to the late Shiro Kashino, and Conscience and The Constitution screening which featured special guest, Producer Frank Abe....

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  • Successful Seattle Camera Club Event  (シアトル カメラ クラブ)

    Successful Seattle Camera Club Event (シアトル カメラ クラブ)

     (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...

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  • VINTAGE, CRAFT & FLEA MARKET-HUGE SUCCESS!

    VINTAGE, CRAFT & FLEA MARKET-HUGE SUCCESS!

    Thank you to our participating vendors and the many patrons who visited our first Chinatown/ID Vintage, Craft & Flea Market!  We had over 600 visitors and everyone found treasures and had a great time. The Hokubei Hochi Foundation and the Seattle Chinatown/International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda)’s IDEA Space co-sponsored...

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  • “My Discovery With Nikkei Heritage” by KJ Hiramoto

    “My Discovery With Nikkei Heritage” by KJ Hiramoto

    KJ Hiramoto was a University of Washington student intern who volunteered with our Foundation’s Nikkei Newspaper Digital Archive Project this past academic semester.  Here’s his article, printed in The North American Post, about his experiences learning about Nikkei history and heritage, click here. kJ平本君は、前学期、我々の財団の日系新聞デジタルアーカイブプロジェクトでボランティアをしたワシントン大学インターン生です。...

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