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Kala Kaawa wears his Malo to accept his diploma from the University of Hawaii

Posted by Suzanne Kai

Kala Kaawa wears his Malo to accept his diploma from the University of Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii 23 year-old native Hawaiian Kala Kaawa graduated from the University of Hawaii and was receiving his diploma during the winter commencement ceremony. He earned two bachelor's degrees from the School of Hawaiian Studies. He texted his Mom that he was contemplating taking his robe off to his malo when he received his diploma. Photo Credit: Lei Mahi   Click here...

Win a $2,500 Scholarship from AAJA-LA.org!

Posted by Suzanne Kai

Win a $2,500 Scholarship from AAJA-LA.org!
    Go to AAJA-LA.org for information on the next round of scholarships!   Here is the link to the AAJA-LA.org application!       The Los Angeles Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association will award several 2015 scholarships of $2,500 each to full-time college students in the Greater Los Angeles...

YouTube Star Timothy DeLaGhetto surprises his parents with a $210,000 check

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YouTube Star Timothy DeLaGhetto surprises his parents with a $210,000 check
July 29, 2014 YouTube celebrity rapper, comedian and videographer Tim Chantarangsu, 28, better known as Traphik and Timothy DeLaGhetto, surprised his parents with a $210,000 check to pay off his parent's mortgage. He made a promise to his parents as a kid that he would earn enough someday to do this. He didn't want his father Kongkiat Chantarangsu and his mother Sukhon Chantarangsu, owners...

Jeremy Lin officially joins the Lakers today and helps charity effort in LA's Skid Row

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Jeremy Lin officially joins the Lakers today and helps charity effort in LA's Skid Row
July 24, 2014 Los Angeles As his first day as an official Lakers player, Jeremy Lin joined fellow teammates guard Nick Young and shooting guard Xavier Henry at an event in Los Angeles' skid row to hand out a thousand gift bags with supplies to people at Midnight Mission. a community organization which helps homeless people and others in need. Click here for the full story by Los Angeles...

Its Live! Go to SmithsonianAPA.org! "A Day in the Life of Asian Pacific America" Exhibition

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Its Live! Go to SmithsonianAPA.org!
 Update July 4, 2014 It's Live! Check out A DAY IN THE LIFE OF ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICA! Curated by Eddie Wong for SmithsonianAPA.org! www.smithsonianapa.org. Update May 22, 2014 Eddie Wong's bright idea to produce and guest curate an online digital exhibition "A Day in the LIfe of Asian Pacific America" is now in preparation to open on July 4, 2014 at SmithsonianAPA.org. Submissions...