U.S. internees recall ballgame of freedom

National Dec 14, 2014

U.S. internees recall ballgame of freedom

by Koichi Ito

A baseball series played 70 years ago between two U.S. internment camps became a symbol of freedom for a group of Japanese-Americans rounded up during the war. The players, now octogenarians, are among the more than 120,000 Japanese nationals and Japanese-Americans who were forced into ...

Hawaii inaugurates second Japanese-American governor

National Dec 2, 2014

Hawaii inaugurates second Japanese-American governor

With the inauguration of David Ige on Monday, the state of Hawaii welcomed its eighth governor, a third-generation Japanese-American and the second governor of Japanese ancestry for the state. "I stand here today in the shadow of my parents' and my grandparents' accomplishments because of ...