Announcing the December 2019 Kakehashi Application!

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2017-2018 JACL trip

Applications Open September 5, 2019 Deadline: September 22, 2019, 11:59 PM Hawaiian Standard Time Up to 92 participants will be selected to participate in this year’s JACL Kakehashi Program, coordinated by the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) and the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE), and supported by funding from the Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]

Minidoka National Historic Site:  Visitor Center Grand Opening

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By Gail Chandler Hawkins The Minidoka National Historic Site held a grand opening for its new Visitor Center on July 7, 2019, on the same weekend as the annual Minidoka Pilgrimage.  Close to 500 attended, travelling from Idaho, Washington, Oregon, California, Utah, and as far away as Washington, D.C.  The dedication ceremony was a culmination […]

IJA Picnic

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IJA picnic

Idaho Japanese Association held our annual picnic on Sunday, June 2nd, at Tully Park in Meridian, Idaho. It was a beautiful, sunny day.  Japanese and Idahoans who love Japan visited each other as we enjoyed our potluck food. Besides the potluck, there were homemade melon bread, Mitarashi dango and matcha cookies for sale, along with […]