Wednesday, August 05, 2009

New Updates: Tule Lake Memorial; Vanessa Hudgens

Following our site's recent move to our new server and host, we're getting back into the swing of our updates with a few items of interest at

First, we're pleased to welcome back historian Professor Susie Ling with her feature, Biting Into Your Skin: Tule Lake Pilgrimage, an account of this summer's ceremony transforming a national disgrace into a national monument on the site of a former concentration camp.

For movie buffs, Va-Va-Vanessa (Hudgens)! catches up with Irish, Native, Chinese, Filipina, Latina sensation for an interview about her new film, Bandslam.

On the fitting theme of the 50th anniversary of Hawai'i statehood, Frances Kai-Hwa Wang is back with a column article, The Teahouse, and her reflections on trying to find "a way home" with Linus Chao, renowned international artist and a "Living Legend of Hawai'i"