Ben Kuroki, Japanese-American WWII bomber crew hero, dead at 98

Sep 7, 2015

Ben Kuroki, Japanese-American WWII bomber crew hero, dead at 98

Ben Kuroki, who overcame the American military’s discriminatory policies to become the only Japanese-American to fly over Japan during World War II, has died. He was 98. Kuroki died last Tuesday at his Camarillo, California, home, where he was under hospice care, his daughter, ...

Nov 6, 2014

Democrat Ige of Japanese descent wins Hawaii gubernatorial race

Democrat David Ige, a third-generation Japanese-American, won the gubernatorial election in Hawaii on Tuesday, beating Republican Duke Aiona and other candidates, according to U.S. media reports. The 57-year-old state senator will be the second Hawaii governor of Japanese descent, following George Ariyoshi, who served ...