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Ben Kuroki: A distinguished military career by a most honorable man


Ben Kuroki: A distinguished military career by a most honorable man

©by Leo Adam Biga

Originally appeared in the New Horizons (2007)

Sergeant Ben Kuroki dreaded what awaited him. 4,058 more words


Exploring My Identity: "three-ness"

Hello everyone!

I am back already with a new post! I revisited my new year’s resolutions for this blog and I had decided to write 3 blog posts a month and also start a new writing series. 1,614 more words


Embrace Your Inner Chameleon

Written by a half-blood on March 7th, 2018

Being a third-cultured kid often adds complications to our identity.  Often, we live in multiple separate and contrasting regions, and we try to decide whether to become an individual of one region, of another, or a mix of multiple.   466 more words
See The Voices

Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman

Thank you to Edelweiss for sharing a digital galley of this book. All opinions are my own.

Kiko Himura has always struggled with her identity. With a mother who tries to get her to more like the white-American girls in beauty magazines, Kiko can’t understand how to embrace her half-Japanese heritage. 114 more words

Realistic Fiction

Courage and Compassion!

Last year it came to my attention that Oberlin College was chosen to host a wonderful exhibition and series of events entitled “Courage and Compassion” thanks to the Go For Broke Foundation. 477 more words

Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings

Directed by Tad Nakamura, 2012, 56 min, HD.

Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings is a compelling portrait of an inspiring and inventive musician whose virtuoso skills on the ukulele have transformed all previous notions of the instrument’s potential. 67 more words

My America...or Honk if You Love Buddha

Directed by: Renee Tajima-Peña, 1997, 82 min, DVD, Blu-Ray

The Sundance Award-winning road documentary in search of Asian America, set amidst a new subculture of rappers, debutantes and freedom fighters. 23 more words