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Spring 2018 Volume 43 | Issue 2

Bigger and better for the Year of the Dog Keiro Northwest’s 2nd Annual Lunar New Year Celebration was a party and a fundraiser, where old friends reunited, new friendships blossomed, and all were united to enhance the Keiro Northwest experience for the residents and participants. The event raised almost $400,000, doubling last year’s event. The Fund-A-Need alone generated $100,000 for the Keiro Café, a spacious and comfortable getaway for residents and their loved ones. Our heartfelt thanks go to the guests, sponsors, donors, and volunteers, whose support and belief in Keiro Northwest is so incredible. Continued on page 4

The Seattle Seahawks’ Manu Tuiasosopo, Jenny Li Moriguchi, and Tomio Moriguchi posed for a quick pic at the VIP Reception.

The UW Huskies’ Don McKeta and his wife, Joni, hammed it up with Board President Frank Fukui and his wife, Penny, in front of the sponsor screen.

Our thanks to these sports legends for adding sizzle to the event.


SuperSonics’ “Downtown” Fred Brown gave rabbit ears to many unsuspecting fans.

Fund-A-Need: Keiro Café


Superhero with a not-so-secret identity


Family Album


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KEIRO NORTHWEST 2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS Frank Fukui, President Bill Tashima, Vice President Hideo Suganuma, Secretary Nicholas Ong, Treasurer Brenda Handley Katie Lai, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, BCGP Jerry Lee Willon Lew Judge Vicki J. Toyohara Mukai Julie Ann Oiye Nicholas Ong Ted Tomita Dennis Yamashita Honorary Board Members Janet Deguchi Tomio Moriguchi Tosh Okamoto KEIRO Northwest News Publisher, Editor & Circulation: Darcia Tanabe Layout & Design: Yvonne San Luis Design CONTRIBUTORS Stewart Aller Jeff Chin, Frank Fukui Bridgette Takeuchi Darcia Tanabe Lee Weng Rehabilitation & Care Center 206.323.7100 NIKKEI MANOR Assisted Living Community 206.726.6460 KOKORO KAI Adult Day Center 206.726.6474

Dear Friends, Hello! I’d like to introduce myself. I’m Frank Fukui, the newKeiro Northwest Board President. I have believed in Keiro Northwest for many years, as a volunteer, a donor, a golfer, a guest, a sponsor, a Board member (since 2014), a Board officer, and now as president. My father was a Keiro resident and my mother a Kokoro Kai participant, so I appreciate how much Keiro Northwest affects families as well as loved ones. In January, we said farewell to Jeffrey Hattori, long-time Keiro Northwest CEO, and wish him the best. The Board will conduct a search for a new CEO but is grateful to Bridgette Takeuchi, Chief Financial Officer/Chief Strategic Officer, for leading Keiro Northwest in the interim. The Board and I will work closely with Bridgette and welcome her fresh perspective. At the recent Town Hall Meeting, Bridgette and I had the opportunity to share what’s going on, get feedback, and answer questions. We will schedule another one later this year and we encourage everyone to attend. Thank you all who attended the 2nd Annual Keiro Northwest Lunar New Year Celebration. It raised almost $400,000, a huge success, because of our generous friends and loyal supporters. We welcomed new members to the Keiro Northwest Family and caught up with old friends. The healthcare arena is very different from the old days. Things were far simpler back then, but I know that Keiro Northwest is up to the challenge. We have a strong board committed to serving the next generation and meeting their expectations. I thank recent board president, Brenda Handley, for her leadership and guidance as I learn the ropes.

All my best,

Frank Fukui

Board President

Dear Keiro Northwest Family & Friends – I have to admit the last couple of months have been a whirlwind. There have been many changes, and many new faces. And although change is hard, you feel the air of excitement. Personally I want to thank Jeffrey and

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the Board for their support and guidance during this transition. Their love of, and dedication to, KNW is often

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I also want to say THANK YOU to this community. There are no words to thank you for the daily support,

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KNW. Seeing the next generation of bright stars step in and step up is motivating. And the encouragement

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not applauded loud enough. So I want to take this opportunity to say THANK YOU!

encouragement, and continued willingness to step up and help! We’re at the forefront of the evolution of and support from those who have been here, helping guide this next group, is inspiring. As I reflect on those in the room at the Lunar New Year Celebration, it makes me so proud to see how far we have come. We continue to broaden whom we serve and redefine “community”. The overwhelming success of the gala has been a huge boost for all of us who work hard to “Make Every Day the Best Day.” Thank you for your continued support! The entire team here at KNW feels this love and support every day, and it continually encourages us. I am honored to be here to serve this community. I look forward to the many great things to come for KNW! Sincerely,


Bridgette Takeuchi

Interim CEO


The Café will transform the existing space adjacent to the lovely Keiro Garden into a cozy gathering spot – a coffee/tea and snack bar with plenty of room to spread out. Residents and their loved ones will have a comfortable and welcoming space where they can relax and enjoy each other’s company.

Thank you for making Keiro the next best place to home. Keiro Cafe Donors – Lunar New Year Celebration $10,000


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Bi Hoa Caldwell & Marvin Cooper Janice Cook Nanette Fok & Bradley Tong Seth Handley Mr. & Mrs. Eric Hanson Gary & Sharon Hu Les & Denise Inaba Gary Kawasaki & Shirley Naganawa Katie Lai & Ayax Vargas Will & Arlene Lew Brynne Manat Macleod Lia Moriguchi-Halasz & Ben Halasz Don Mukai & Vicki Toyohara Mukai Teresa Nakashima & Royce Ferguson Nelson & Andrea Nakata Brandon Nelson Jill Nishi & Howard Nakase Terry & Jerrie Nosho Dennis & Susan Okamoto John & Sharon Okamoto David & Kari Passeau Wes Sagami Nicole Shimizu & Dang Nguyen Ron Takemura & Sharon Sakamoto Elaine Tanaka Harold & Diane Taniguchi Gerard & Judy Tsutakawa Doug & Julie Uyeda Dean & Gloria Lung Wakayama Steve & Wendy Woo Joe Yabuki

$5,000 Mike & Tsuchino Forrester

$2,500+ Alwyn Chikamoto Joana Chong Brenda & Chuck Handley Jerry & Charlene Lee Yuka Shimizu Bryan & Shirley Takeuchi Wendy Zheng

$1,000+ Sai Chaleunphonh Roderick & Tina Draughon Frank & Penny Fukui Tom & Janet Kometani Del Lui Koji & Tomoko Matsuno Denise Moriguchi & Rob Vong Tyler Moriguchi & Thy Pham Kevin & Jennifer Nagai Michael & Neda Nassirian Frank & Haru Nishimura Craig & Sheila Omoto Doug & Noriko Palmer Toby Reyes Ross & Marcia Rogers Bob & Linda Simeone Terry Takeuchi & Sheri Chinn Bill Tashima & Chris Bentley Gail Tsuboi & Jim Kranick Herb Tsuchiya Judy Yu

$1-250 Bev Akada & Robert Hovanes Karen Akada-Sakata & Masaharu Sakata Douglas Akizuki Marcine Anderson Sheldon Arakaki Kevin & Annette Aratani Stewart & Joann Ater Denney Austin

Tim & Lisa Baer Joy Barker Brad Berry Fred & Linda Brown Gary Caufield Paul Chan & Carmen Tsuboi Chan Benjamin & Kerry Chew Jake Colter & Taryn Imanishi Dave & Karen Cunningham Jay & Bernadette Deguchi Jean Deguchi Jessie DeLaunay Morgan & Jenny Dipo Graham Duncan Philip Dyer & Carolyn PierceDyer Lily Eng & Jeff Saul Park Eng Jake & Emily Ewart Shelley & Steven Fletcher Mike & Marty Flood Colleen Fukui-Sketchley & Chris Sketchley Glenn Gokami & Jan Tsutsumoto Gokami Henry Goto Ann Haruki-Pinedo Kiku Hayashi Mitchell Hernandez Eric & Emily Hiatt Leigh-Ann Higashi Tom & Kay Hirai Robert & Eileen Iguchi Leslie Inaba & Jeff Nash Dale & Shizue Kaku Bill & Beth Kawahara H. Lee Kilburn, MD & Mimi Nero Sharon Kirk & John Nowell Linna & Les Kitamura Martin Knebusch Curt Kolar & Shelley Fukui Kolar Yukio & Julianne Kumasaka Kotoku & Sumiko Kurachi Thomas Lane & Susan Okamoto Lane Perry & Vickie Lee Lisa Lewis Bill & Jackie Lile Caroline & David Lilley Ann & Alan Lindwall Mona Locke

Ken & Tammie Louie Jamie Maeda & Ben Arai Stephanie Mano Kara Mayeda Bryan & Lisa McNeil Jim & Sarah Morehead Miye Moriguchi & Bruce Nishimura Allen & June Nakamoto Derek & Pam Nakano Michael Nakano Jason Nakaya & Tomoko Hasegawa George & Jean Nishi Russell Nishimura Jane Nishita Greg & Katrina Obata Char Ohashi Eileen Okada Noriko Okada James Okura Tim & Susan Otani Quyen Pham & BJ Ong Andrea Mano Ramos Melissa Samell Joseph Sullivan Ellen Suzuki Bridgette Takeuchi & Lehrer Willis Rick & Renee Takeuchi Wanda Takita Beverly Tandy Paul & Josh Tashima-Boyd Wendell & Ruthann Tobiason Barbara Lui Tokuda Ted & Janet Tomita Ray Tong Susan Tripp Peter & Joyce Tsai Trevor & Marisa Tsuchikawa Mayumi Tsutakawa Stacy & Eric Uyeji Pat Wakazuru Dale Watanabe Alan & Mari Wilson Teresa Yagi & Roger Nakanishi Bobbie Yamamoto Gary Yamamoto & Karen Johnson Xue Yang Barbara Yasui Sharon Yorita Charlene Yoritsune David & Pam Yorozu

KEIRO NORTHWEST MANAGEMENT TEAM Bridgette Takeuchi, Interim Chief Executive Officer Chief Financial Officer & Chief Strategic Officer 206.726.6510 Rick Takeuchi, Chief Administration Officer 206.726.6506 Brandon Nelson, Strategic Operations Director 206.726.6517 Jeannette Rivera, Human Resources Director 206.726.6525 Patty Hiroo Mastrude, Philanthropy Manager 206.726.6523 Darcia Tanabe, Communications/ Marketing Manager 206.726.6550 Bryan McNeil, Administrator Keiro Northwest Rehab & Care Center 206.771.4797 Lisa Waisath, Director Nikkei Manor Assisted Living Center 206.726.6471 Naoko Ulstein, Director Kokoro Kai Adult Day Center 206.726.6474 Jake Colter, Director, Community Enrichment 206.588.4665 Linda Asami, Manager Nikkei Horizons Continuing Education 206.726.6501 Ron Higashi, Manager Transportation Services 206.726.6468 Chris Manio, Catering & Food Services Director 206.726.6520 Keiro Northwest News, the official newsletter of Keiro Northwest (formerly Nikkei Concerns), is published four times a year. Keiro Northwest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.



Bigger and better for the Year of the Dog

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The power trio of MCs Mimi Gan and Harold Taniguchi and auctioneer extraordinaire David Silvermann reunited for a wondrous event.

This hungry lion took a bite out of Koryee Lau on its way to the stage. The International Lion Dance Team performed a stunning event-opener in the packed room, winding in and out of the 450+ guests.

Huge thanks to our co-chairs, Denise Moriguchi & Rob Vong and Tyler Moriguchi & Thy Pham, and the Lunar New Year Celebration Committee. Their hands-on leadership, enthusiasm, and philanthropy infused energy into this growing event, and they introduced a new generation to Keiro Northwest events.

The Super-Silent Auction warmed up the crowd, with casual and fine dining experiences, art and collectibles, plus sporting event packages, and more! Those who placed guaranteed bids to ensure the win were placed in a special drawing for a double magnum of wine.

Neuroscience supports the theory that music is good for the brain as well as the soul. Research indicates that musical memory endures in dementia and Alzheimer’s patients. Through personalized playlists for each individual, music will give back happy and meaningful moments to residents who suffer from these diseases. We anticipate that the favorite tunes will also reduce the need for medications in all residents and encourage healthy eating habits.

Please enhance the resident experience with a gift to the Keiro Café or the Music & Memory® Project. 4


Interim CEO Bridgette Takeuchi and CAO Rick Takeuchi tested their Pop-aShot mettle. The title ultimately went to Jim Morehead, but guests had a fun, fast, and furious time. Hopeful guests like Board Vice President Bill Tashima went for the Wine Grab, where a prized bottle of Leonetti hid among the others.

Thank you to all of our sponsors! Diamond Level

Exclusive Airline Sponsor

Platinum Level John Y. and Reiko E. Sato Foundation

Alwyn Chikamoto, the very proud winner of a Private Chef Dinner for 6 with the Japanese Consul General, triumphed over stiff competition. The Live Auction, with 26 incredible items (including several surprise opportunities), inspired big dreams and many bids. Treasured art, sporting collectibles, dining & athletic experiences, and travel getaways motivated bidders. The top bid of $9,000 by Omar and Christine Lee won a ZZ Wei painting, created exclusively for the event.

Gold Level Bank of America CenturyLink Cigna Hansen, Hunter & Company, PC Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson P.S. KeyBank

Mona Locke, Andrea Nakata, and Judy Yu oohed and aahed over the gorgeous handcrafted cake they claimed in the Dessert Dash. Almost 50 luscious professional and homemade desserts gave bidders the opportunity for a say in their sweets. New to the Celebration, the Dessert Dash raised over $11,000! Continued on page 7

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COMMUNITY Aiphone Corporation Sunrise Dental KEIRO NORTHWEST NEWS | Spring 2018


Superhero with a not-so-secret identity Administrator Bryan McNeil Bryan McNeil is a combination of

him. A few of his many goals are: gain

people person, analyst, and go-getter,

understanding of Asian cultures, embrace

which makes him ideal as the new

the dynamic of the Keiro Northwest

Administrator for Keiro Northwest

Family, serve the residents, and improve

Rehabilitation & Care Center.

communication. He plans to cheer on his

With the compassion of a nurse and the analytical skills of an accountant, Bryan is

team, prepare them for the future, and empower their successes.

dedicated to service. Details are important

On his own time, Bryan loves his family

(especially for survey, our annual State

and the active life. He treasures his time

inspection), but it is excellence in the

with his wife, Lisa, and three very active

residents’ experience that moves him to

boys, who love skateboarding with

celebrate everyday wonders. He is honored

action. If you visit Keiro, you’ll see him

Dad. Bryan is always on the move,

to work with so many deeply caring

touch base with the residents and the

with a love of running, surfing, and

and dedicated families, volunteers, and

staff. He is awed by the vastness of the

snowboarding. One day, he hopes to play

staff who all bring light to the residents’

Keiro residents’ collective experiences –

rugby, be a contender in a Strongman

lives. Please feel free to contact him at

the challenges they had to overcome,

competition, and improve his golf

206.771.4797 or

things far from typical in their youth that

game. You can see him at this summer’s

we often take for granted. “Their stories

Founders’ Golf Benefit!

are so much sweeter,” to Bryan.

Did you know?

Bryan is eager to listen and welcomes


Bryan first learned of Keiro Northwest

Explore the world with KEIRO NORTHWEST!

As a leader, Bryan will use his skills

your input. He will focus his high energy

and talents to elevate those around

and empathetic ear to resolve issues and

because we “stole” one of his

prospective residents several years ago!

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Bigger and better for the Year of the Dog

Continued from page 5

After a moving video highlighting the benefits of the Keiro Café, the Fund-a-Need project, Keiro Family Member Herb Tsuchiya shared his own perspective and commitment to the Café. Bidders raised their paddles in full support of a gathering space where residents and their families can feel comfortable.

Team jerseys represented all sports, and Tomoko Matsuno crafted her own clever tribute to Kobe Bryant. No black tie or ball gowns were required for this event, and guests loved wearing casual attire.

Reiko Kobyashi-Wagner, Hiroko KobyashiWagner, and Teri McLaughlin, staff members at Nikkei Manor, joined in the festivities thanks to an anonymous donor who gifted two tables for employees.

Volunteers Lisa Storniolo and Sara Storniolo brought prized Live Auction items to the stage for all to see. Dozens of volunteers behind the scenes made the magic happen, at the event and in preparation days, weeks, and months ahead of the big day.

Register Today! Monday, August 20

17th Annual Founders’ Golf Benefit Dinner & Auction Fairwood Golf & Country Club | Renton

Sign up soon, the field fills quickly.! KEIRO NORTHWEST NEWS | Spring 2018


family album

Teruko Tanaka and Akiko Wyland explored the rhythmic beat in Kokoro Kai’s regular Drum Circle.

After over a year of intensive therapy, Keiro resident Cyrus Khaleghi took a moment to say goodbye to the team. A huge crowd awaited him downstairs to wish him well.

Kokoro Kai participant Janelle Poulsen and her UCDS buddies folded some origami together with youthful enthusiasm.

Mahalo to members of Hula Ohana and the many volunteer performers who gave the Keiro residents a mele kalikimaka (merry Christmas) this holiday season.

Nikkei Manor residents Nobie Omoto and Koharu Sera share the spotlight with speaker Khizr Khan at Densho’s Day of Remembrance.




Keiro resident Jami Johnson stared down one of the International Lion Dance Team lions, and vibrant performers from the Vietnamese Martyrs Church honored the Year of the Dog at Lunar New Year celebrations.

Japanese Consul General Yoichiro Yamada, President Frank Fukui, Past President Brenda Handley, and Interim CEO Bridgette Takeuchi “broke the mirror” of the sake barrel in a kagami biraki ceremony for the Board New Year’s Party. Generations of Mamiyas brought the time-honored Japanese tradition of mochitsuki (rice cake pounding) to the Keiro residents.

Upcoming Events May 9 giveBIG online giving day June 9 Ayame Kai Steak Dinner Summer 2018 Art Walk Celebrating Nikkei Manor’s 20th Anniversary & Kokoro Kai’s 40th Anniversary August 20 Founders’ Golf Benefit November 17 Ayame Kai Arts & Crafts Fair KEIRO NORTHWEST NEWS | Spring 2018


Contributions Volunteers 10/1-12/31/2017 10/1-12/31/2017 Terie Akada Helen Akamine Jack Akamine Kim Akimoto Alpha Kappa Delta Phi Aashray Anand Pedro Anton Ayumi Aoki Kazuko Asano AT&T Ayame Kai Crafters Genei Azama Boeing Asian American Professional Association Eddy Bahena Victoria Binuya Yasuko Blachman Linda Briggs Minako Brunelle Christopher Bui Bush School Yaeko Cella Kelly Chau Le Fuji Chen Peter Chen Theresa Chen Youfeng Chen Ben Chew Yuki Chikamura Janine Chinn Seunghye Chung Neal Colodner Yoshiko Dahl Noriko Davis Janice Dawson Jay Deguchi Janice Divina Yoshie Dodobara Eastside Korean SDA Baker El Machaoud Yoshimi Enomoto Faith Bible Church Katherine Fry Masako Fry Paren Fujihira Naoko Fujii Nina Fujimura Etsuko Fujishima Bob Fukano Nanci Gardner Angelina Gawaran Betty Gebrehiwot Peggy Hanada Brenda Handley Lori Hanson Sydney Hanson Starr Hashiguchi Kaori Hashimoto David Hayasaka Lillian Hayashi Toshiko Hayashi John Hayatsu Nancy Hayatsu Ron Higashi Julian Hiraki Yuki Hiraki

Michi Hirata Takako Homma Nini Hong Lillian Horita Taihei Huff Cathy Hughson Vicky Hui Kim Huyen Ho Kuo Hwang Laura Iijima-Schergen Deanna Ikegami Claire Imai-Takemura Hiro Imoto Betty Inouye Sandy Ishihara Yuko Ishimaru Hiroki Ito John Iwai Lou Izumi JCCCW Junko John Shiz Kaku Gail Kaminishi Eileen Kanemoto Malcolm Kanemoto Suzanne Kanetomi Hatsumi Kato Lillian Kato Gloria Kawabori Isamu Kawabori Beth Kawahara Bill Kawahara Yukako Kawai Kristin Kawaoka Yumiko Kayukawa Akiko Ketron Jessica Khoo Grace Kim Mariko Kimball Frank Kiuchi Eric Kobashigawa Koko Kobayashi Hiroko Kobayashi-Wagner Yoshiko Komura Marie Kosai-Luke Sara Kosugi Koyasan Buddhist Church Hitomi Kuefler Kimie Kuramoto Yuko Kusakabe Akiko Kusunose Scott Lan Lai Lau Brandon Lee Charlene Lee Gayle Lee Hyun Lee Jeong In Lee Jerry Lee Jessica Lee Linda Lee Julie Leiendecker Jason Li Wen Shu Lin Vivid Liu Lina Lockwood

Don Logerwell Pat Norikane Logerwell Chris Louie Janay Luke Roland Ma Fred Mamiya Guy Mamiya Kaz Mamiya Megan Mamiya Rick Mamiya Ron Mamiya Yoshi Mamiya Gary Matsudaira Kuniko Matsumura Chris Mau Carolina Medenilla Yoko Melrose MG2 Carolers MJ Mitoma Midori Miyata Richard Miyauchi Roger Mizumori Betty Mochizuki Denise Moriguchi Tyler Moriguchi Misao Nagai Sunnie Nagai Junior Nagaki Kent Nakamura Kiyoko Nakanishi Junko Nakano Michael Nakano Mari Nakashima Ayako Narita National Charity League Evergreen Chapter Cheri Ndaw Thao Ngo Cuong Nguyen Hanh Nguyen Kim Nguyen Nichiren Buddhist Church Amy Nielsen Iris Nielsen Thomas Nielson Nikkei Jin kai Mary Nishida Harry Nishimoto Kristy Nishimoto Ron Nobuyama John Nomura Kao Nomura Stephanie Nomura-Henley Kaoru Nukui Hyonchu O Bill Ogasawara Lisa Ogata Alex Oishi Julie Ann Oiye Marlene Okada Mitsuko Okada Naomi Okai Jerry Okubo Sharon Okubo Liz Olschefski Akiko Osawa

Kaori Owen Sunkie Oye Thy Pham Pi Alpha Phi UW Elise Quinn Jillian Quinn Jennifer Rabang Rainbow Chorus Chaweewan Rakdee Yoko Reed Mineko Remillard Audrey Remle Junko Riehl Miyoko Rokumoto George Saito Irene Saito Midori Saito Yoko Sakagami Sharon Tomiko Santos Junko Sarausad Reid Sata Hana Sato Hideko Sato Yoko Sato Yoko Sawano Naomi Schneider Seattle Betsuin Seattle Chinese Church Seattle JACL Sonoe Seiber Nobuko Shearon Naomi Sheller Megumi Sherrill Richard Sherrill Etsu Shimbo May Shimbo Debbie Shimizu Yoko Shimizu Bill Shinbo Michiko Shinoda Sharon So Kaori Sometani Hwayoung Song Seung Hye Song Komayo Spahr Gina Suguro Makiko Sumner Ellen Suzuki Joann Swanson Hideko Tachibana Eugene Tagawa Barbara Taira Kuniko Takamura Naomi Takemura Emu Tamagawa Libby Tamura Yan Ru Tan Tomoko Tanaka Merrily Taniguchi Makiko Taya Hang Thao Yuzo Tokita Dolly Tokunaga Tokyo Express International Ted Tomita Michi Toyohara

Michiko Toyoshima Trajal Hospitality College Alisa Tran Terri Trieu Setsuko Tsutsumi Tzu Chi Foundation UCDS Uguisu Kai Sada Uno Janice Urano Neill Urano Lynne Uyehara Emiko Valdez Lauren Valdez PJ Valdez Rei Valdez Mayumi Van Elsberg Suh Jiuan Vogel Anthony VonAllmen Pat Wakazuru Wendy Wang Yusha Wang Asumi Wantz Keiko Watanabe Kerry Watanabe Yoko Weaver Jessica Weber Naoko Wentworth West Mercer Elementary Alex Wong Min-Min Wong Tony Xie Shizue Yahata Ed Yakushijin Ida Yakushijin Maxine Yakushijin David Yamada Jayden Yamada Patsy Yamada Teresa Yamada David Yamaguchi Jon Yamaguchi Shawn Yamane Fujie Yamasaki Kristina Yamashita Tomoko Yamazaki Jeannie Yee Lisa Yi Ken Yokota Fuyo Yoshida Ruth Yoshida Harry Yoshihara David Yoshino Gloria Yoshino Kevin Yu Jasmine Zeng

Our apologies for any errors. Please contact Matt Hinrichs at or 206.726.7830 with corrections.


Thank you For Making Every Day the Best Day! MEMORIALS Sei Adachi Yoko Adachi Sumie Akizuki Douglas Akizuki Mae Deguchi Ken and Bea Saito Carol and Glenn Takagi Murray Akutagawa Miyako Akutagawa Mary Akutsu Marilyn Akutsu and Ron Tuttle Toshio and Jane Arakaki David and Lynn Arakaki Ching Ha Chan Don Chan Fung Chinn Frances Chinn Kimi and Soichi Egashira Leo Egashira Sumako Egashira Leo Egashira Sou Ying Fong Linwena Eng Shiro and Teruko Fujihira Joy Fujihira Joe and Yachi Marie Fujii Marcia Sohns and Mark Levy Saibo and Phyllis Fujii Anonymous Yoshito and Yukiko Fujii Mark Mano and Lisa White Shigeko Fujimura Anonymous Gene and Mary Fujita Anonymous Mitsu and William O. Fukui David H. Fukui Chieko Fuller Katie Winther Esther Furugori Leanne Furugori Elaine Miyake Yoshikazu and Sachiko Furukawa Curtis and Nancy Fukuhara Sue Furuta Anonymous Gerri Furuta Bob and Lorraine Hoshide Arlene Kadoshima Julie and Sheldon Lee and Family May Shimbo Ed and Maxine Yakushijin Harry Yoshimura Gladys Hamano Katharine Kato Jerry and Sharon Okubo

Grace Hamano Katharine Kato Jerry and Sharon Okubo Satoko Hamasaki Pablo and Kris Lambinicio Michihiko Handa Dan Handa Minnie Handa Dan Handa Robert Handa Dan Handa Hiroko Hasegawa Kathy Hasegawa Jeff and Susie Yamane Jim Hasegawa Kathy Hasegawa Steve Hasegawa Jeff and Susie Yamane Henry Hashimoto Mark and Lori Hashimoto John Hashimoto Sharon Hashimoto and Michael Spence Kiyo Hashimoto Arthur and Joan Habu Lucius H. Horiuchi, US Consul General, retired, and Family Dennis and Janet Lussier Jon Mastrude and Patty Hiroo Mastrude Kiyo Scott Josh and Carol Suehiro Ted and Janet Tomita Laine and Janet Tsujii Naoko Ulstein Phil and Kris Woo Ed and Maxine Yakushijin Shizuko Hashimoto Mark and Lori Hashimoto George and Toyo Hayashi Ken Hayashi Kitaro and Mitsui Hayashi Akira and Lillian Horita Tom Hayashi Akira and Lillian Horita Ruth Hayatsu John and Nancy Hayatsu Frank and Teresa Hidaka MJ Patterson Al Hikida Fusako Kamihara Yoshie Hiroo Anonymous (2) Nancy Adachi-Osawa, Gracie Hikida, and Gloria Fujii Janet Baba Ben, Tracy, Bryce, and Cole Bergano Kathleen Conner and Steve Butler Dennis Cook, and Karen and Keith Cook Family Nancy Fujimoto / Tak Akiyama

Paul and Nancy Giralmo Dean and Marie Hasegawa Kathy and Zoe Hasegawa Nancy Hasegawa Steve Hasegawa Bob and Alisa Hashimoto Lois Hirano Michi Hirata Ed “Lumberjack� Hiroo Mickey Hiroo Arlene Holliday Akira and Lillian Horita Pat Iboshi Carole Ideta Roy and Deanna Ikegami Linda Ishii Dale and Shizue Kaku Katie Kaku Tets and Kanako Kashima Bill and Beth Kawahara Lloyd King and Carol Singler Colleen Kiyonaga Pat Kono Janet Kosai Yukio and Julianne Kumasaka Lisa Kunihiro Jerry and Charlene Lee Patty Hiroo Mastrude, Jon Mastrude, Alysse Mastrude Lance and Patti Matsuda Gerry and Nancy Miyazaki Jay and Teresa Mori Trisha Morton Laurie, Karin, and David Nakamichi Junior Nagaki and Janice Nakamura Terry Nakano Chris and Linda Nelson Harry and Fran Nishimoto Frank and Haru Nishimura Mabel Nishizaki Herbert and Kiyo Noji David and Cindy Nomura Joyce and Mark Obiacoro Joe and Diana Ohashi Julie Ann Oiye Jean Okazaki Jerry and Sharon Okubo Frank and June Sato Koharu Sera Nobuko Shearon John and Polly Shigaki Mas and Shirley Shimada Meri Shimada Debbie Shimizu Janis Shimojima and Edith Imanishi Bill and Carol Shinbo Fran Shintaku Lily Shitama Jim and Sally Shoji Lesley Shoji and Bill Berger David and Gina Suguro Tim and Kristin Sullivan Vicki Takahashi Victor and Lilly Takemoto Mark and Cathy Takisaki Sue Tanaka

Contributions 10/1-12/31/2017 Peggy Tanemura Ted and Aki Taniguchi Bill Tashima and Chris Bentley Tosh and Dolly Tokunaga Pat Wakazuru Betty Hiroo Williamson Leslie Wittman Dennis and Patsy Yamada Teresa Yamada Keiko Yanagihara Sumie Yokota Harry Yoshimura

Jerry and Eileen Suzuki Norio and Nancy Tanaka Fumi Taniguchi Merrily Taniguchi Tosh and Dolly Tokunaga Ed and Maxine Yakushijin Harry Yoshimura

Leroy Hisayasu Jim and Judy Kotsubo

Satoshi Jinka Linda Jinka

Misae Honda Randle Inouye

Wendy Joyner Sumi Joyner

Tak and Lily Hori Susan Hori and Robert Hori

Donald Kadoshima Rachel and Faith Kadoshima

Kasumi and Toshiko Horita Akira and Lillian Horita

Harry Kadoshima Arlene Kadoshima

Fumi Hyatt Jon and Janet Hudspeth

Lois Kaneko JoAnn Kaneko

Isao and Matsuye Hyodo Ted and Frances Tanabe

Lonny Kaneko JoAnn Kaneko

Shizuko Ichikawa Stan and Pilar Ichikawa

Chiyoko Kamihara Kato Kathy Cummins

Roy and Chieko Iguchi Robert and Eileen Iguchi

Jane Kawachi George Kawachi

Sumie Ikeda John and Lisa Duff May Harada Dennis and Janet Lussier Ida Jane Mitsumori Akiko Narusawa John and Polly Shigaki

Morris Kawamoto Amy Kawamoto

Taeko Imaizumi Michelle Coleman Masao Ishii Murray and Marji Mar Nobi and Kimi Ishii Murray and Marji Mar Roy and Fumiko Penni Ishino Craig Ishino Eric Ishino and Ron Shiley Terry Isomura Bob and Patsy Crouch Sue Fujino Donna and Lauren Gisle Bruce and Carolyn Hand Mickey Hiroo, Lisa Kunihiro, Patty Hiroo Mastrude Bill and Beth Kawahara Karla (Fielder) Lowe and Jerry Fielder Greg Luke Randolph and Barbara Maier Paul and Wanda Miyahara Fran Myer Michele Phillips, Heather Jennings, and Jim Scott Peter and Jeannie Sasaki Kathleen Nogaki Spector and Lou Anne Nogaki

Fred and Mitsuko Ito Judy and Yoshifumi Daikoku Rokuro and Elsie Ito Louann and Paul Igasaki

Henry and Imelda Kiga Drew and Hana Kiga Chom Chu Kim Christina Lee and the Lee Family Sakuko Kimoto Mas Aoyama Family Sue Fujino Mickey Hiroo, Lisa Kunihiro Akira and Lillian Horita Dale and Shizue Kaku Patty Hiroo Mastrude Junior Nagaki and Janice Nakamura Harry and Fran Nishimoto Koharu Sera Tosh and Dolly Tokunaga Martha Kimura Karen Takizawa Nancy Kitajo Michi Hirata Kazuko Kitajo Bev Kiuchi Anonymous Glen Kiyonaga Arthur and Joan Habu, Jarrett and Jennifer Habu Nori Kobayashi Victor and Lilly Takemoto Chise Kondo Masuko Caroline Taniguchi


Contributions 10/1-12/31/2017 Fred Kondo Judge C. Kimi Kondo Kikuno and Emiko Kouchi Miriam Jue George and Miyoko Koyama Frank and Elaine Koyama Frank and Helen Kubo Harry and Fran Nishimoto Toshiko Kunishige Jessie Hashimoto Bill and Mitzi Kunitsugu Bud Goodrow Tetsuo and Daisy Kuramoto Wayne Kuramoto Roy Naoe and Marian Kurosu Donald Kurosu Tomoko Kuwanoe Fran Kato Jeff and Chris Yada Hing Pui Lee Jonathan and Allison Lee Yoko Lee Margo Okazawa-Rey James Locke Terry Kawamoto Victoria Terao Que Thi Luu Sally Cambre Kazuye Maeda Anonymous Tosh Mano The Family of Irene and George Tanabe Hisaichi and Mary Maruhashi Becky and Bryan Maruhashi Roland Mason Dale and Shizue Kaku Aiko Kimura Harvey and Hisako Nakaya Minoru and Hana Masuda Tina Masuda Draughon Chieko Masuo Jimmy Kamada and Shirley Miller Thomas Matsumoto Anonymous Ruth Loboduk Amy Beppu Matsuoka Gerald and Maria Beppu Jean Deguchi Mae Deguchi Curtis and Nancy Fukuhara Alice Hayashida Albert and Susan Hideshima Frank and June Hori Bill and Beth Kawahara Miye Kawata Neva Lee Frank and Diane Marr Tomio and Jenny Li Moriguchi

Trisha Morton Yosh and Sue Nakagawa Jeni Nakamura Don and Irene Ohashi Eiko Shibayama Cho and Sharonne Shimizu Katsumi and Terrie Tanino Bill Tashima and Chris Bentley Victoria Terao Ed and Maxine Yakushijin Harry Yoshimura Kiiko McNabb Susan McNabb

Sadako Moriguchi Mary Dunnam Jamie Maeda and Tsutomu Ben Arai Koji and Tomoko Matsuno Harvey and Hisako Nakaya Lena Morimoto Laurie Yamamura Kimi Mukai Bill Tashima and Chris Bentley Harry Yoshimura

Kenju and Chiyoko Ohtomo Alma Ohtomo

Koichi Ota Tomio and Jenny Li Moriguchi

Charlie Furukawa Mary Hikida Mickey Hiroo Floyd Horiuchi and Candace Chinn Fusako Kamihara Janice Kamihara Pat Kono Carolyn Kunihiro Lisa Kunihiro and Patty Hiroo Mastrude Nobuko Watanabe LeMay Dennis and Janet Lussier George and Vi Matsuoka Nikkei Horizons Na Aikane Band Harry and Fran Nishimoto Ben and Martha Ohashi Amy Shimizu Gayle Shimizu and Rich Miyamoto Kinji and May Takahashi Shoko Tanaka Jane Tsuboi Herb Tsuchiya Sally Tsutsumoto Carmel Walder Keiko Yanagihara Ted Yasuda

Hiroshi and Rose Oyama Ed Oyama

Kiyoshi and Fujie Shimono Terry and Judy Shimono

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ozawa Hamako Kawamura

MaryAnn Shimono Terry and Judy Shimono

Marie Ozawa Michael and Wendy Kawamura Victor and Lilly Takemoto

Yuji Shimono Terry and Judy Shimono

Edward Okada John C. Okada John I. and Matsuno Okada John C. Okada Karoku and Fumiko Okada Meg Okada Ray and Mineko Okamura Trisha Morton

Ray and Tsuruko Muramoto Florence Terami

Sachi Okazaki Teruko Kyuma Chin

Shig and Kiyo Nagae Peggy Nagae

Henry Okubo Aiko Jane Okubo

Yo Yo Mikami Bainbridge Island ACE Hardware John and Polly Shigaki

Yei Naganawa Toshio Naganawa

Kiyoko June Ono Wesley Ono and Mary MacKenzie

Fusako Mito Robert and Annika Mito

Katie Nakagawa John and Nancy Hayatsu Louise Uyeda

Tuk Mikami Bainbridge Island ACE Hardware

Mae Miyake The Miyake Family Taiji Miyamoto Victor and Lilly Takemoto Jim and Aiko Mizuki Anonymous Kiyomi Mizumoto Cheryl Morisaki and Martin Loefflad Eugene Mochizuki Andy and Miki Mizuki Peter Mizuki Stephen Shoji Toshi Sunohara and Lucy Richter Ronald Tanemura The Yoshihara Family – Jerolyn Yoshihara, Karey Geis, Shelley Yokoyama, Diane Yoshihara, Marianne Matsumoto Kimi Momoda Victor and Lilly Takemoto Shig and June Momoda Carol Momoda Ai C. Handa Moore Dan Handa Mikio and Emma Mori Marv and Pat Yoshinaka Akira “Mori” Moriguchi Jamie Maeda and Tsutomu Ben Arai Harvey and Hisako Nakaya Carol Moriguchi Kikue Kubota and Kai Kubota Jamie Maeda and Tsutomu Ben Arai Kenzo Moriguchi Harvey and Hisako Nakaya John and Polly Shigaki Victor and Lilly Takemoto


Tokuye Nagasugi Paul Nakashima

Kazuo and Sawako Nakano Harvey and Rikki Nakano Tsuruko Nakano Jerry and Sharon Okubo Juliette Nakashima Anonymous Bradley Nakatani Sharon Yorita Bob and Yoshiko Nakatsu Russ and Beth Nakatsu Dwight Nakatsu Arthur and Joan Habu Hatsuyo Nakatsu Laurie Yamamura Bob Namba Victor and Lilly Takemoto Asako Nishi Lisa Harris Shizuka Nishimoto Anonymous Susumu and Donna Nitta Douglas Nitta, MD, and Family

Tsutomu and Ruth Onouye David and Lynn Arakaki George Osawa Nancy Adachi-Osawa, Gracie Hikida, Gloria Fujii, Ken Osawa

Joe Piencykoski Anonymous Masao and Beulah Sakagami Ronald and Vivian Yorita Kathleen Sakai Mary Hikida Harvey and Hisako Nakaya Ron and Tina Tsunehara Scott, Courtney, Roka, and Ren Tsunehara Ronald and Vivian Yorita

George Shinbo Murray and Marji Mar Peggie Shoji Ben and Martha Ohashi Dr. Ruby Inouye Shu Lloyd Inouye Nellie Sing Helen Sing Dick Smith Jim and Yone Terada Gayle Sordetto Murray and Marji Mar

Miyoko Sakamoto Carolyn Kunihiro

Sumiko Suda Dale and Julie Suda

Cheryl Sakura Fred Sakura

Chisato Nomura Ray Nomura

Mitsue Suguro Mae Deguchi

Etsuko Sanmi Charles and Marylyn Yoder

Ayako Noro Anonymous

Nobi Suyama Kathy Suyama

Fusako Sasaki Tom and Janet Kometani

Hideyo Ochi Hiroko Goda

Frank Suzaka Eugene Suzaka

Aiko Shida Marcia Almassy May Eng Pat Kono Shoko Tanaka

Shigeno Takaki Miriam Jue

Mary S. Shigaya Marcia Almassy May Eng Hank and Rose Fukano

Kyoko Takemura Ron Takemura and Sharon Sakamoto

Kengo and Yoshi Nogaki Kathleen Nogaki Spector and Lou Anne Nogaki

Laura Inouye Ogino Anonymous Lindy Inouye Ogino Anonymous Tom Ohtani Floyd Horiuchi and Candace Chinn

Haruko Takei Reiko Shimono

Thank you For Making Every Day the Best Day!

Contributions 10/1-12/31/2017

June Takeshita Carole Ideta Shelley and Doug Martinson Robert and Susan Okazaki Kinji and May Takahashi Nancy and Brian Tamashiro The Wasson Family

Isao “Sun� Tsujii Kim Fukuda

Dick and Misao Yoshimura Harry Yoshimura

Fusako Hamamoto Lawrence Tsunoda

Allen Russell Denney Austin

Janet Tsujii Kerrie Tsujii

Kazuo and May Yoshinaka Marv and Pat Yoshinaka

May Harada John and Irene Mataka

Mandeep Sahota Denney Austin

Mr. and Mrs. Tsukamoto Anonymous

Edward and Lillian Yoshino Curtis and Nancy Fukuhara

Roy and Lillian Hayashi Jill Inahara, Duncan and Mark

Megumi Sherrill Anonymous

Hank Tamada Susan Iwata

Kan-Ching Yung Veronica Tsang Wai and Margaret Yung

Mickey Hiroo Lisa Kunihiro

Tracy Starcher Denney Austin


Toshiko Isomura Jason Isomura

Mable Tamura Lloyd and Theresa Tamura

Yaichi and Riso Tanabe Midori Tanabe

Ayame Tsutakawa Donald and Karen Akira Arthur and Joan Habu Kikue Kubota and Kai Kubota Junior Nagaki and Janice Nakamura John and Polly Shigaki

Yukiko Iwai Anonymous

Linda Winther Katie Winther

Nobuichi Tanaka Sue and Warren Wong

Jack and Dell Uchida Richard and Joanna Smith

Keiro Northwest Anonymous

Ayako Iky Yamada Mary Furuta

George and Kimi Tanbara The Moriguchi Family

Scott Uomoto Mary Furuta Terry and Jerrie Nosho

100th Birthday

Keiro Northwest Leadership JACL, Seattle Chapter

Mariko Mano Miyoko Kaneta Anne Moriyasu

Quang Khong Denney Austin

Myung Ja Yoo Christina Lee and the Lee Family

Joe Tamura Lloyd and Theresa Tamura

Grace Tatsumi Jono and Beverly Crider Henry Tatsumi Robert and Catherine Oberg Elmer Tazuma Joni Fulton Aya Teramoto Margaret Teramoto Kay and Dorothy Teramura Gayle Teramura and Roger Terriere Frances Tokuda Aiko Jane Okubo George Tokuda Walter Oyloe Tama Tokuda Stan and Pilar Ichikawa Walter Oyloe Ted and Masako Tomita Curtis and Nancy Fukuhara Cat Toyohara The Families of Vivian Toyohara Katagiri, Scott Toyohara, and David Toyohara Roy Tsuboi Al and Jane Fujimoto Orin Kato Kevin and Dana Lim James and Suwako Maeda Louise Matsumoto The Moriguchi Family Ernie and Sunnie Nagai Cathy Okada Jim and Sally Shoji David and Gina Suguro Tosh and Dolly Tokunaga Peter and Joyce Tsai Jane Tsuboi Ed and Maxine Yakushijin Keiko Yanagihara Harry and Elaine Yoshihara Tom Tsubota Liane Tsubota and Philip Lecato Reiko Tsubota

Tsuneye Wada Tad and Fran Wada George and Kazuko Watanabe Sandra Watanabe

50th Anniversary Frank and Penny Fukui Dave and Gloria Yoshino

Connie Saito Victor and Lilly Takemoto

Kokoro Kai Anonymous

Ron Youmans Denney Austin In Appreciation of

91st Birthday

Jack and Helen Akamine Nikkei Horizons Aloha Band

Shari Watanabe Sandra Watanabe

Kokoro Kai Volunteers Anonymous

Tosh Okamoto Craig and Sheila Omoto

Keiro Northwest Mickey Hiroo and Family

Nin Yee Wong James Wong

Emily Leong Denney Austin

80th Birthday

Wendy Li Denney Austin

Kimochi Band Uwajimaya, Inc.

Analyn Mingaracal Denney Austin

Nikkei Horizons Susan Nakagawa and Martin Oiye

Yoshi Yabe Masako Laverdure Kenji and Haruko Yamada Robert and Eileen Iguchi Ken and Bea Saito Michiko Yamada Carl and Pat Yamada Joe Yamamoto Kathy Cummins Alan and Judy Fukuda Yosh and Sue Nakagawa Robert and Bettie Okura Benny, Karen, Karie, and Ben Yamamoto Lillian Yamamoto Stan and Pilar Ichikawa Mary Yamamoto Joy and Jim Nakata Richard Yamasaki Steve and Valerie Yamasaki Setsu Yanagawa Margaret Teramoto Perry Yano Patty Hiroo Mastrude Victor and Lilly Takemoto Sue Tanaka Betty Hiroo Williamson

Winona Chang Calvin and Gloria Kunimoto 70th Birthday Susan Nakagawa Julie Ann Oiye and Randall Asplund T. Oiye Family 60th Birthday Robert Okazaki Carole Ideta In Honor of Linda Batch Denney Austin Yoko Berthet Denney Austin Claire Cha Denney Austin Jody Clovis Kiyoko and James Goldhardt Emie Cupat Denney Austin Janice Deguchi E. Mary Kawaguchi Alice Doi Tim and Susanna Cullinan May Harada

Janet Yorita Ronald and Vivian Yorita

Rosalinda Fernandez Denney Austin

Matt and Taye Yorita Sharon Yorita

Jessica Giron Denney Austin

Akemi Yoshida Richard Yoshida

Suzanne Gollhofer Denney Austin

Junior Nagaki and Janice Nakamura Joy Barker Eileen Okada Dennis and Susan Okamoto Ron Takemura and Sharon Sakamoto Quyen Nguyen Thailan Nguyen Nikkei Manor Roy Williams and Kathleen Okazaki Frances Ogino Anonymous Miwako Ohta Walter and Patricia Przebieglec Julie Ann Oiye E. Mary Kawaguchi Tosh and Toshi Okamoto Joyce Okamoto Miyabe Hide Tachibana Yuko Okamoto Denney Austin Mary Otani Shig Otani Edwin Pasion Denney Austin Jeannette Rivera Denney Austin

Nikkei Horizons Ukulele Band The Lakeshore In Appreciation for Service Keiro Northwest Rehab & Care Center Nancy Adachi-Osawa, Gracie Hikida, Gloria Fujii, Ken Osawa Byung Cho The Entire Staff at Nikkei Manor Tosh and Toshi Okamoto, and Nikkei Manor Residents Tosh and Dolly Tokunaga

GENERAL Annual Lunar New Year Event Mike and Tsuchino Forrester Jeffrey Hattori Galen and Nancy Willis Ayame Kai Craft Fair Robert Bellm Joan Asahara Bloedel Esther Chinn Janine Chinn Missy Craven-Laitala Ryan Crawford Viv Egashira Lerna Eng Melinda Eng


Contributions 10/1-12/31/2017 Shelley Fletcher Brandt Fuse Richard Hattori Linda Hoshide Alice Hu Dana Imori Susan Ishii-Yin Linnell Isoshima Sharon Ito Brenda Iwai Vickie Jo Brian Kanagi Kobo at HIGO Woody Kokita Tracee Lee Elaine Low Manny Manuel Jaymi Matsudaira Nancy Matsudaira Janet Morrison Kati Peters Christina Pham Judy Pham Misako Plant Aki Sogabe Jeannie Sun Linda Takano Susanna Tam Hue Tan Sophie Wohlwend Thomas Yaguchi Michele Yamaguma Cynthia Low Yamamoto Roberta Yoshioka Dragonfly Journey Program Sharon Kaku Goro and Hatsune Tokita Employee Recognition Fund – Keiro Northwest Gary and Sandee Hamatani Harvey and Hisako Nakaya Employee Recognition Fund – Keiro Northwest Rehab & Care Center Anonymous Employee Recognition Fund – Nikkei Manor Anonymous Jason and Mabel Chiu Rich and Lorri Munekiyo Hajime Nakashima Naomi Nomura-Barry Masako Sako and Family Ruby Soeda Fumi Taniguchi Merrily Taniguchi Mark and Leila Uomoto Isoko Yoshihara General Anonymous (14) Nobuko Akashi-Reed, Jon Reed, and James Reed Jim Akita Mikiko Amagai Amazon Smile Vicki Asakura Larry Blackstock and Lori Matsukawa

Glenn Carroll Rev. Donald Castro and Shuri Saigusa Herb and Mae Chin Glenn and Claire Dang Keiko and David Davis Ted and Janice Divina Masae Ek Bill and Sandra Evenson Il Chool Fernandez From Hiroshima to Hope Craig and Wei-Jayne Fujimoto Wil and Jean Fujimoto Frank Fujita The Estate of Yasuko T. Fukano William and Norma Geenty Brenda and Chuck Handley Dennis and Laureen Hara Gloria Hara Carmen Hayakawa Rev. Richard K. Hayatsu Andrew and Heather Hofmeister David Horita and Traci Porter Joy Huckle Candyce Hudson Joe and Miyoko Ike Paul Ikeda Melvin and Patti Inui Aki and Jena Itami JTB International, Inc. Art Kageyama Calvin and Julie Kam Morris Kanekuni Shohei Karibe Rosie Kato Rodney Kawakami Marc and Jan Keltner Richard Kinoshita Miyoko Kitayama Ayako Koczur Paul and Taka Kogita Vincent Koike Esther Kojima Joseph and Takako Koplin Kikue Kubota Rick and Linda Kumasaka Deborah Kusaka and JKU Foundation Toshiko Kuse Katsuya and Ayano Kusunoki Lanekappes Pat Leong Tzu Lin Henry and Lina Louie Bobby Masumoto Gene and Linda Matsusaka Tak Miyabe Tom Morio Haruko Nagaishi Hisayo and John Nakahara Mat Nakamura H. Ray and Chiyo Nakanishi Bob and Anita Nakayama Nichiren Buddhist Church Fujinkai Haru Nishimura Ken Norikane Louise Oda


Toshio and Masae Ohara Toshiko Okamoto James Okumura and Robin Elder-Okumura Barry and Yvonne Onouye Kunio Otani June and Gary Pankiewicz Linda Roberts Herbert Saito Lucy Sato Rev. Yoshihisa and Yoko Sawano Harold and Fukuye Seike Mas and Shirley Shimada Tom and Ako Shimozato Neil and Rolanda Shiosaki Bruce and Joy Smith Tai Tung Restaurant Yasufumi and Naoko Tajima Frieda Takamura Bobby and Lily Takatsuka Tom and Mitsy Takeoka Louise Kashino Takisaki Akira Takita Kim Tanaka-Hill Stan Terada Sachie Terasawa Kuniaki and Kazuko Terato Jerry and Diane Tokugawa Underground Agency and Rochele Tanabe Cheryl Uyeji Eugene and Marilyn Webb Ann Wyman and Wyman Youth Trust Bob and Michie Yamashita Misako Yashima David and Janice Yasuda Stanley and Phyllis Yasuda Diane Yoshimi Gene Yotsuuye Home/Community-Based Services Jane Inaba Norm and Dale Kaneko Meriko Kardel Keiro Garden Anonymous Lorraine Blackler Don Logerwell H. Ray and Chiyo Nakanishi Mark and Sandra Sumi Tom Yotsuuye Keiro Northwest Rehab & Care Center Anonymous (6) Mei Allison Denney Austin Yoko Bedford Courtney Chinn and Grace Chen Lisa Maria d’Aquila Kenny and Yoshie Dodobara Henry and Tomi Hirano Kiyoaky Hori and Patricia Palms Masashi and Marilyn Ishii Joyce Ito George and Kayoko Kakiuchi

Mary Katayama Karyn Kawahara Bill and Linda Kelso Ronald Kuse Marti Murakami Carolyn Nakamura H. Ray and Chiyo Nakanishi Kazuko Kay Nakao Shig and Rae Nishida Dick Obayashi Herbert Saito Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Women’s Association Fumio Shibata Marcia Sohns and Mark Levy Mr. George R. Sparling Fred Takemoto Karen Takizawa Harry H Taniguchi, Jr. Judy Teshima Yoshihara Enterprises, LLC Nobuo Yutani Kokoro Kai Anonymous Nobuko Akashi-Reed, Jon Reed, and James Reed Alan and Fran Aramaki Clara Beard Dan and Janice Dawson Terry and Sue Fujinaga Kokoro Kai Volunteers Gary Matsudaira Lillian Matsudaira George Momoda Noboru and Michiko Shinoda Adolf and Frances Spandler Kanemi Suzuki Michiko Toyoshima Sumiho Wada Sadako Willis Akiko Wyland Dave Wyland Bertram Yasui Kokoro Kai Volunteers Joe and Miyoko Ike Nikkei Horizons Anonymous (2) Alan and Fran Aramaki Mary Cogger Maydell Crane Mae Deguchi Jose Floresca Roger Fukai and Shirley Kanda Charlene Grinolds Peggy Hanada Grace Kanda Norm and Dale Kaneko Maxine Loo Bettie Luke Gary Matsudaira Jane Morimoto Ron and Karen Murakami Kiyoko Nakanishi Nikkei Horizons Baby Play Group – Seattle Joy Okazaki David and Sylvia Otani

Chiho Pewitt Fred Sakura Frank and June Sato Yurika Shiotani Eugene Tagawa Louise Kashino Takisaki Libby Tamura Toshio and Hisako Tamura Rikuko Tanaka Kerry Taniguchi Allan and Kayoko Terada Connie Toda Hidehiko Tsuru Darlene Yamada Janis Yamada Keiko Yanagihara Elaine Yoshida Pauline Yoshida Tomi Zumoto Nikkei Manor Anonymous (4) Neal Cohen and Connie Munekiyo Tamotsu and Cheryl Furukawa Yumiko Hirata Bette Inui Ray Iwata and Margaret Gartrelle Kenneth Mayeda and Eliane Dao The Minafo Family Craig and Barbara Murakami Hajime Nakashima Transportation Services Anonymous (3) Mei Allison Garret Dong Tsuyoshi and Yayoi Inouye Endowment Lloyd Inouye Vehicle Donation Program Karen Akada-Sakata Tamio Miyata Kevin Nagai Kevin Yokoyama Volunteers ICC Consultants, Inc.

WORKPLACE GIVING AT&T Employee Giving Campaign Douglas Eng Lisa Hirai Stacie Ito Bank of America Employee Giving Campaign Alice Doi Boeing Employee Individual Giving Program Douglas Akizuki Paul Egashira Kenneth Khoo Richard Kuniyuki Kelly Kuwahara Debra Locke

Thank you For Making Every Day the Best Day! Akira Maeda Cheryl Ohashi Ron Sakura Carolyn Sawa Kevin Shigaya Scott Sugiyama David Suguro Lynne Tanino Victoria Terao Warren Yasutake CenturyLink Steven Omoto City of Seattle Anonymous Eric Ishino Stan Nakano Combined Federal Campaign of King County/ North Puget Sound Linda Brandeis Marla Iwata Eric Kasahara Raymond Kirwan Anne Kusaka Cynthia Masada Lisa Oshiro Greg Terada Costco Wholesale Corp. Anonymous Beverly Akada Shelley Martinson Gail Tsuboi King County Employee Giving Program Timothy Aratani Dennis Lock Bruce Ritzen Janet Shibuya Eugene Sugita Harold Taniguchi Microsoft Giving Campaign Elliot Omiya Mikiko Powers Ron Sasaki Anne Yamauchi Moss Adams, LLP Miwa Kudo Port of Seattle Anonymous United Way of King County Michelle Chinn David Cullen Theresa Fujiwara Robert Miyahara Heidi Yamamoto Marylyn Yoder United Way of Spokane County Jeanne Chang

UPS Foundation, Inc. Cathy Inouye Don Tsuboi WA State Employees Combined Fund Drive Anonymous (3) Paul Aoki Susan Carr Tina Hayashi John Ishimaru Mariko Kakiuchi Wendy Nagasawa Kathleen Oberman Lisa Okubo-Garcila Karen Sakahara Jeanne Semura Britton Steel Julie Tin MATCHING GIFTS Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation The Boeing Company Political Action Gift Match Program Boeing Gift Match Program Costco Wholesale Corp. GE Foundation Microsoft Matching Gifts Campaign Moss Adams, LLP Nordstrom, Inc. Peach Foundation

IN-KIND GIVING Lunar New Year Celebration Anonymous Brenda Handley Joanne Kimura Jerry and Charlene Lee Nisei Vets Basketball Group Shaw-Ross International Mike and Alex Shimizu Roger Shimomura Ken Taya – ENFU Keiko Terada Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc. Woodside-Braseth Gallery World Sake Import Patsy Yamada Living Well Health Fair Anonymous (2) Jon and Gina Alejandro American Heart Association City Produce Company, LLC Dang Foods LLC Garden Hotline Guayaki Yerba Mate Jikiden Reiki Kindred at Home – Collette Robinson and Paula Gage Kokoro Kai Linda Lemon

Mishima Foods New Seasons Market Soy Beam Jozo, LLC Swedish Medical Services Tzu Chi Foundation WellnessOne of Eastgate Ayame Kai Arts & Crafts Fair Robert Bellm Joan Bloedel Janine Chinn Melinda Eng Shelley Fletcher Brandt Fuse – Sumofish Linda Hoshide Kenneth Kunz Jaymi Matsudaira Nancy Matsudaira Misako Plant Aki Sogabe Linda Takano Thomas Yaguchi Michele Yamaguma In memory of Kimiko Mukai Don Mukai General Anonymous (12) Setsuko Ainsworth Terie Akada Marcia Almassy Shari Armstrong ASM Direct Mail Ayame Kai Guild Amy Bergstrom Twyla Birkbeck Linda Briggs Gui Juan Chen Bryce Christensen – Groove Entertainment Technologies Janice Dawson Shanen Dow East-West Investment Co., Inc. Paul and Vivian Egashira Basco Fibonacci Grace Freedland Nancy Fujimoto Sue Fujino Barbara Fujita Nanci Gardner Larry Gojio Chieko Granstrom Family Brenda Handley Michelle Hansen Ann Haruki-Pinedo Lillian Hayashi Amy Hidaka Michiko Higa Mickey Hiroo, Lisa Kunihiro, Patty Hiroo Mastrude Lillian Horita Cheng Hsu Candyce Hudson

Contributions 10/1-12/31/2017 Cathy Hughson Deanna Ikegami Sandy Ishihara Shizue Kaku Eileen Kanemoto Louise Kato Yukako Kawai Susan Kawaoka Reiko Kobayashi-Wagner Miyoko Kodama Taka Kogita Yoshiko and Heijiro Komura Sara Kosugi Jerry and Charlene Lee Lina Lockwood Mariko Mano Irene Mataka Gary Matsudaira Lillian Matsudaira Susan Min Tamiyo Miyata Richard Miyauchi Betty Mochizuki Anne Moriyasu Don Mukai Susan Nakagawa and Martin Oiye Mari Nakashima Miyo Nakatsu and Nancy Naktatsu Todd Natsuhara Fran Nishimoto Harry Nishimoto Joy Nishimura Jill Ohara and Thanne Rose Julie Ann Oiye Jerry and Sharon Okubo Mari Okumura Liz Olschefski June Oshiro Gail Oyabe Peter Pak Monica Park Mai Pham Betty Ann Polson Rose Reid Renaissance Seattle Hotel Spirit to Service Team Octavio Rosales and Joyce Aoyama Connie Saito and Family Tomiko Sakiyama Pauline Sakuma Akira Sato Hana Sato Yoko Sato Dianne Sawa Rev. Yoshihisa and Yoko Sawano Seattle First Hill Lions Club Seattle Japanese Community Service Karlyne Sera Megumi Sherrill Michiko Shinoda

Kaori Sometani Komayo Spahr Gina Suguro Hide Tachibana Kazumi and Clyde Takeuchi Keiko Taki Fumi Taniguchi Merrily Taniguchi Nobuko Thiesen Bryon Tokunaga Naoko Ulstein Joe Watanabe Keiko Watanabe Aiko Watson Lori Tsugawa Whaley Daryl Wong Woodburn Company Akiko Wyland and Dave Wyland Ed and Maxine Yakushijin Patsy Yamada Kristina Yamashita Nancy Yee Tina Nakayama Yee Ross Yokoyama Pauline Yoshida Ruth Yoshida Naomi Yura OMISSION FROM WINTER 2018 KEIRO NORTHWEST NEWS Our deepest apologies for the errors. In Memory of Daisy Kuramoto Fran Kato Eiichi Mizumoto Kathy Cummins Gerald Oyabe Grace Fukutomi Art Segimoto Kathy Cummins Richard Yamasaki Fran Kato Ron and Kathy Yamamoto GENERAL Nikkei Horizons Toshiko Willgerodt FOUNDERS’ GOLF BENEFIT, IN-KIND Garage Billiards Kobo at HIGO Renaissance Seattle Hotel Seattle Seahawks Ellen Suzuki IN-KIND Delta Air Lines

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Keiro Northwest News - Spring 2018  

Happy Lunar New Year! We pulled out all of the stops for our recent fundraiser. Read on to relive the big night or fdiscover what was so coo...

Keiro Northwest News - Spring 2018  

Happy Lunar New Year! We pulled out all of the stops for our recent fundraiser. Read on to relive the big night or fdiscover what was so coo...