As members of the public pay their last respects to Senator Daniel K. Inouye, the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage remembers the honor of his participation in three Center projects: the Hawai‘i Folklife Festival (1989), the National World War II Reunion (2004), and the “Asian Pacific Americans: Local Lives, … Continue reading Remembering Senator Daniel K. Inouye
Introduction and comments from the curator, Phil Tajitsu Nash.
Franklin Fung Chow explains how his family heritage has influenced his cooking and catering career.
Hiu Newcomb discusses her family’s origins in the United States and her start as an organic farmer in Virginia.
Presentation by Kiran Ahuja, the Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
Two high ranking officials of the Republic of the Fiji Islands’ Embassy in Washington, D.C. perform as the ensemble, Fiji Vesi Tagitagi.
The Veiyasana Dance Troupe entertained audiences at the Festival with traditional dances from the Fiji Islands.