• July 26, 2019

    Akashi-Kama

    Red weave Noragi from Akashi-Kama. Kakehashi Project alum Alec Nakashima designs his new sustainable clothing collection with direct inspiration from his memories of Japan. By...

  • July 26, 2019

    Olympics: Kokumai Is U.S. Karate’s Best Hope to Not Leave Empty-Handed

    Sakura Kokumai displays her prowess as a world-class karate kata competitor. (Photo: Xavier Servolle) The L.A. County-based karateka presses the pedal to the medal in hopes of...

  • July 12, 2019

    L.A. Life: Part III

    The Kingi family, from left: Elaine, Robert, Kim, Ronnie, Ricky and Rick. (Photo: Athena Mari Asklipiadis) Kingi’s Kajukenbo: A multigenerational, multiracial family legacy in...

  • June 28, 2019

    L.A. Life: Part II

    Tak Kikuchi (bottom right), Dennis Kikuchi (top right) and staff. (Photo: Courtesy of Tak Kikuchi) Taks’s: From hashbrowns to hardware, it all stems from memories and traditions...

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