Bay Area Film Screening to Explore U.S. Military's Threat to Endangered Marine Mammal
"Watch, Act, Save the Dugong! Join me to learn about a powerful movement of indigenous Okinawans to protect the endangered Okinawa dugong from a planned US military base that threatens its coral reef and sea grass habitat. I hope to see you there" -Miyoko
I hope the holiday season has treated you & your family well so far! For me, the holidays can sometimes feel a little bit busy at times with lots of lights, food, gifts and gatherings. I try my best during this time to take a few moments to really slow down and take a breath to reflect on the meaningful experiences from the past year and send appreciation to the people who have supported me along the way.
On February 15, 2015, we had our Shinnenkai (New Year’s Celebration) at the Fairfield Community Center in Fairfield. Since the facility seats over 300, I estimated that there were about 350-400 present because there were people standing, many performers were on stage, and healthy children were running around in the park outside. In-coming Vice Presidents Matt Matayoshi and Yasutomi Makishi, Geinobucho Kinuko Mototake, Treasure...