Satoru Abe
Satoru Abe is an American sculptor and painter. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1926. He attended President William McKinley High School, where he took art lessons from Shirley Ximena Hopper Rus...
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Taro Yamamoto (artist)
Taro Yamamoto (October 29, 1919 – June 12, 1994) belonged to the New York School Abstract Expressionist artists whose artistic innovation by the 1950s had been recognized across the Atlantic, in...
Joseph Heco
Joseph Heco (born Hikozō Hamada (浜田彦蔵, Hamada Hikozō) September 20, 1837 – December 12, 1897) was the first Japanese person to be naturalized as a United States citizen and the first to ...
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Midori (author)
Midori (美登里) is a sexuality writer, speaker, artist, and sex educator based in San Francisco, California, who writes on alternative sexual practices, including BDSM and sexual fetishism, includin...
Toshiko Akiyoshi
Toshiko Akiyoshi (秋吉 敏子 or 穐吉 敏子, Akiyoshi Toshiko, born 12 December 1929) is a Japanese jazz composer/arranger and bandleader.She has received 14 Grammy nominations, and she was the first wom...
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S. Neil Fujita
Sadamitsu "S. Neil" Fujita (May 16, 1921 – October 23, 2010) was an American graphic designer known for his innovative book cover and record album designs.
Born in Waimea, Hawaii to Japanese...
Kayo Hatta
Kayo Hatta (March 18, 1958 – July 20, 2005) was an Asian American filmmaker, writer, and community activist. She directed and co-wrote the independent dramatic feature-length film Picture Bride, which...
Tatsu Aoki
Tatsu Aoki (青木 達幸, Aoki Tatsu) (born 1957 in Tokyo, Japan) is a jazz double bass player and record producer.Aoki is an active musician in the field of Asian American jazz and is the founder an...
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Michael Toshiyuki Uno
Michael Toshiyuki Uno is an American film and television director, credited with directing television programs such as Alfred Hitchcock Presents (the remake series that began in 1985), China Beach, Th...
J. J. Sakurai
Jun John Sakurai (桜井 純, Sakurai Jun, January 31, 1933 – November 1, 1982) was a Japanese-American particle physicist and theorist.While a graduate student at Cornell, Sakurai independently dis...
Gregg Araki
Gregg Araki (born December 17, 1959) is an American independent filmmaker and film director involved heavily with New Queer Cinema. His film Kaboom was the first ever winner of the Cannes Film Festiv...
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Marie Eguro
Marie Eguro (江黒 真理衣, Eguro Marie), also credited as Mari Eguro (江黒 真理, Eguro Mari), (born January 13, 1972 in North Carolina) is an American actress, musician and model. She is Japanes...
Tim Toyama
Tim Toyama (born in 1952 in Chicago, Illinois) is a playwright and producer. He is Sansei (third-generation Japanese American) living in Los Angeles, California. He is co-founder of the Asian American...
Jack Fujimoto
Masakazu Jack Fujimoto (born July 19, 1928) was the first Asian American to become president of a major higher education institution in the mainland of the United States when he became president of Sa...
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Daniel Inouye
Daniel Ken "Dan" Inouye (Japanese: 井上 建, Hepburn: Inoue Ken, pronounced /iːˈnoʊwɛ/ ē-NOH-weh; September 7, 1924 – December 17, 2012) was a Medal of Honor recipient, a recipient (posthu...
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Ken Ono
Ken Ono (born 1968) is a Japanese-American mathematician who specializes in number theory, especially in integer partitions, modular forms, and the fields of interest to Srinivasa Ramanujan. He was th...
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Sen Katayama
Sen Katayama (片山 潜 Katayama Sen, December 26, 1859 - November 5, 1933), born Yabuki Sugataro (藪木 菅太郎 Yabuki Sugatarō), was an early member of the American Communist Party and co-founder, in 1922, of t...
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Hisaye Yamamoto
Hisaye Yamamoto (August 23, 1921 – January 30, 2011) was a Japanese American author. She is best known for the short story collection Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories, first published in 1988. H...
Koji Ariyoshi
Koji Ariyoshi (有吉幸治) (1914–1976) was a Nisei, Labor activist, and a Sergeant in the United States Army during the Second World War.
Ariyoshi was born in Hawaii in 1914 to Japanese immigrant pa...
Kenny Endo
Kenny Endo (born April 2, 1953) is an American musician and taiko master. He is the leader of several taiko ensembles and regularly tours, performing traditional and contemporary taiko music. Endo is ...
Sessue Hayakawa
Sessue Hayakawa (早川 雪洲, Hayakawa Sesshū, June 10, 1889 – November 23, 1973) was a Japanese Issei actor who starred in American, Japanese, French, German, and British films. Haya...
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