Sugar/Islands: Finding Okinawa in Hawai‘i

Paintings by Laura Kina and photographs by Emily Hanako Momohara explore the artists’ mixed-heritage roots in Okinawa and Hawai‘i, employing unique strategies that blend fiction and reality to question the stability of memory and identity. In this video, they discuss their families, identity, and their art.

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Multiracial Asian Families: “Hafu” an AMAZING Start But We Need to Go Deeper

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About a week ago I had the chance to do something I’ve been wanting to do (and bugging the filmmakers about for a long time) — finally go to a local screening of the documentary Hafu, meaning “half,” which represents 5 stories of mixed heritage Japanese folks navigating their multi/identities in Japan today.

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Pure Beauty: Judging Race in Japanese American Beauty Pageants: Rebecca Chiyoko King-O’Riain

“With a low rate of immigration and a high rate of interracial marriage, Japanese Americans today compose the Asian ethnic group with the largest proportion of mixed-race members.”

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Royals – Lorde Cover (Kina Grannis ft. Fresh Big Mouf)

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Kina’s version of “Royals” on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/royals-single/id687442955 KINA GRANNIS Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kinagrannis

Community Village‘s insight:

Kina Grannis is (Japanese/English-Irish-French-Dutch-Welsh-Scottish) [American]

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Bryan Clay (Japanese/African-American) [American]

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Known as: Olympic Gold Medal winning and World Champion Decathlete (Reigning Decathlon Olympic Champion; 2005 Decathlon World Champion; Two-time Indoor World Heptathlon Champion)

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Taeko Gramlich Family

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1 drop of dark brown eyes and 1 drop of greenish-blue.
1 drop of light brown hair and 1 drop of jet black.
1 drop of sushi, 1 drop of crumpets and 1 drop of german bratwurst.
What am I

juliegramlich.com

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July Flashback: Hayley Kiyok (Japanese, English, Scottish) [American]

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Known as: Actress, Singer-Songwriter, Musician, Dancer

TV: “Lemonade Mouth”, “Wizards of Waverly Place”, “Scooby Doo! The Mystery Begins”, “Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster”, “Blue Lagoon: The Awakening”

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July Flashback: A (Japanese/Japanese-Italian) [American/Japanese]

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Known as: Japanese R&B singer and rapper

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July Flashback: Mike Shinoda (Japanese/White) [American]

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Known as: Musician, record producer, artist, singer-songwriter, and rapper (Co-founder of the rock band “Linkin Park”; also known as his hip-hop alter ego “Fort Minor”)

Music Videos (Linkin Park): New Divide, What I’ve Done, Numb, In The End

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July Flashback: Dan Nainan (Indian/Japanese) [American]

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Known as: Comedian (Appeared in first season of “Last Comic Standing” and the “PC Innovation Lab” Apple ad; Performed at the 2008 Democratic National Convention and the 2009 TED Conference)

Videos: Performing at the Seattle Moore Theater

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