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Annual pig roast canceled, but community leaders share words of hope; alternative, virtual event...

Washington State Representative Sharon Tomiko Santos has been going to the CID’s annual pig roast for as long as she can remember. It’s where she met Uncle Bob, the neighborhood’s “unofficial mayor,” who later...

CID neighborhood relief fund helps local businesses, community members say

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Chinatown’s Young Tea has reduced hours and staffing, but it’s still hanging in there. Loyal customers are still picking up boba, in part thanks to the neighborhood’s small business relief...

A violation of Indigenous sovereignty: UW’s connection to the massive telescope threatening Native Hawaiian...

Note: This piece was originally published in The Daily of the University of Washington and is republished with permission. When she was growing up in Hilo, Hawai’i, in the ‘50s, Dr. Val Kalei Kanuha could...