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Hawai‘i investigates unsolicited land offers as the state tries to keep Lahaina in local hands


Immigrant workers’ lives, livelihoods, and documents in limbo after the Hawai‘i fire


India cuts rice exports, triggering panic-buying of food staple by some Indian expats in the U.S.


Mammals may have hunted down dinosaurs for dinner, rare fossil suggests


Affirmative action for white people? Legacy college admissions come under renewed scrutiny.


Filipino-American chefs come into their own with multiple James Beard award nods


"Cookie activist" celebrates Asian Americans with portraits in dough


U.S. study finds 1 in 10 get long COVID after omicron, starts identifying key symptoms



The anime hit Suzume and Shinkai’s cinema of cataclysm


Book ban attempts hit record high in 2022, library org says


Waiter on wheels: Robot serves Japanese restaurant customers


Johns Hopkins to wind down its pandemic tracking dashboard



No cow needed: Oat and soy can be called milk, FDA proposes


Experts urge better opioid rescue drug access to save lives


Promising gene therapy delivers treatment directly to brain


How will life change once the COVID-19 emergency ends?


FDA’s advisers back plan to simplify COVID-19 vaccinations


This New Year, we celebrate the honorable and expressive Rabbit.


USPS issues Year of the Rabbit Lunar New Year stamp



What headline? "Gaslighting" Merriam-Webster’s word of 2022


Got a bucket? Speed up the composting process with bokashi


Viewers flock to watch glowing lava ooze from Hawai‘i volcano


Polynesian pride: Three-day canoe voyage in mid-Pacific


"Momentous": Asian-Americans laud Anna May Wong’s U.S. quarter


Husband of former Japanese princess passes New York bar exam


As fentanyl drives overdose deaths, mistaken beliefs persist


Race gap seen in U.S. infant deaths after fertility treatment


Amid rising seas, island nations push for legal protections


New statewide COVID-19 forecast in Oregon raises concern about flu


Tonga volcano blast was unusual, could even warm the Earth


They ended wanted pregnancies. Post-Roe, they face new pain.



Amazon keeps growing, and so does its cache of data on you


Sudden arena idea angers, unnerves Philadelphia’s Chinatown



Detroit honors Vincent Chin, Asian American killed in 1982


Neptunes producer Chad Hugo lets his music do the talking


Anti-Black, gay, Asian bias fuel California hate crime surge


Title IX creating opportunities for international athletes



Title IX: Strides for women of color in sports lag under law


Juul, the embattled company widely blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping,
can keep selling e-cigarettes as court blocks FDA ban


How much for gas? Around the world, pain is felt at the pump


Is abortion illegal in the U.S. now? Depends where you live.


COVID vaccines saved 20M lives in 1st year, scientists say

Supreme Court expands gun rights, with nation divided

Chinatowns more vibrant after pandemic, anti-Asian violence


On remote U.S. territories, abortion hurdles mount without Roe


Norman Mineta, transportation secretary in 9/11 era, has died


Chess helps Afghan refugee students adjust to life in N.C.


Korean-American female pastors push back against patriarchy


Clerk helps expand Burmese books at Battle Creek library


Drive My Car wins Oscar award for best international film

In a blistering Oscar short film, Riz Ahmed finds catharsis

New law finally makes lynching a federal hate crime


Baby orangutan being bottle-fed, which intrigues others


Asian Americans mark Lunar New Year amid ongoing hate crimes


Dogs visit 3 school districts to sniff out COVID-19


U.S. Mint begins American Women Quarters Program


OHSU releases 104-person study researching "super immunity"


Volcano erupts near Tonga, tsunami advisory issued in U.S.



Immigrants welcome Afghan refugees, inspired by own journeys


Bentleys to Buddhas: Vintage-car shop restores temple statue


Jimmy O. Yang’s Crab Club feasts on Asian-American stories


"Sesame Street" debuts Ji-Young, first Asian American muppet


Rare leopard cub makes debut at Santa Barbara Zoo


Asian Americans push for representation via redistricting


National Book Awards announced


Hitmakers BTS stamp their authority on American Music Awards

Racial disparities in kids’ vaccinations are hard to track

Asian spider takes hold in Georgia, sends humans scurrying


Diversity study: TV looks more like U.S. and viewers approve


Japanese, southern cultures blend in northeast Mississippi


Senate confirms Tana Lin as U.S. judge in Seattle


U.S. hits 700,000 COVID deaths just as cases begin to fall


Comic, Netflix staple Jo Koy talks race, rejection in memoir


New Asian-American bakeries find bicultural sweet spot


Census data: U.S. population is diversifying



Not just K-pop: Korean TV shows gaining U.S. popularity


Surviving 9/11 was "just the first piece of the journey"


Report: New DNA technology approved to identify 9/11 remains


What can employers do if workers avoid COVID-19 vaccines?


Hawai‘i teenager recycles to help students reach college


Report: Hate crime laws lack uniformity across the U.S.


81-year-old carries on a Filipino martial arts tradition


Some seek more boxes to check for "other" Pacific Islanders


Unvaccinated snow leopard at San Diego Zoo catches COVID-19


Olympic surfing exposes whitewashed Native Hawaiian roots



U.S. virus cases are rising again, doubling over three weeks


Yabba dabba dispute resolved. Florence Fang’s Fred Flintstone can stay.



Japanese Americans carry trauma from World War II internment camp


Asian Americans lobby to name Navy ship for Filipino sailor


Virus outbreak in Fiji batters economy, tests health system


Victims in Miami condo collapse came from around the world


Biden signs bill to counter spike in anti-Asian hate crime


Asian Americans see generational split on confronting racism



Politics still pack a punch(line) for Iranian-American comic


Changed by pandemic, many workers won’t return to old jobs


California OKs first Filipino American as attorney general

As virus engulfs India, diaspora watches with despair

U.S. Sikh community traumatized by yet another mass shooting


Senate OKs bill to fight hate crimes against Asian Americans


From Thailand to Gautier, monk transforms home into temple


Harris, Pelosi make history seated behind Biden at speech


Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland wins best picture at a social distanced Oscars


Four Sikhs among victims of Indianapolis mass shooting

Older Korean Americans in L.A. fearful amid anti-Asian attacks


Asian Americans wary about school amid virus, violence


"Speak out": Biden, Harris decry racism during Atlanta visit


Oregon API leaders, allies in solidarity to #StopAsianHate

Asian Americans seek greater political power after shootings


Atlanta spa shooting victim remembered as fun and selfless


Michelle Obama aims to give a million meals in new campaign


CDC changes school guidance, allowing desks to be closer


Rallies in Atlanta, nation against hate after spa shootings


Asian women say shootings point to relentless, racist tropes


Why Georgia attack spurs fears in Asian Americans


Deer native to India starve to death amid drought in Hawai‘i


Lives Lost: Hawai‘i football coach who prepped kids for life


In Minari, harvesting an American dream


Attacks on older Asians stoke fear as Lunar New Year begins


Teens tutor peers online to fill need during pandemic


Corky Lee, known for photographing Asian America, dies at age 73


U.S. COVID-19 deaths hit another one-day high at over 4,300


Coronavirus deaths rising in 30 U.S. states amid winter surge


Kamala Harris prepares for central role in Biden’s White House

Biden opens ACA window for uninsured as COVID rages

Ape at San Diego park improving after virus antibody therapy

At Sundance, pandemic dramas unfold on screen and off

2 in 5 Americans live where COVID-19 strains hospital ICUs

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine works, but less so against variants

Some COVID-19 mutations may dampen vaccine effectiveness

Race to vaccinate millions in U.S. off to slow, messy start

Nikki Haley says her sister-in-law died of COVID-19

Kamala Harris books surge in popularity after election

U.S. surpasses 1 million virus cases in just 10 days

What does COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness mean?

Is shopping in stores safe during the pandemic?

Are dining tents a safe way to eat out during the pandemic?

Hawai’i seeks to be seen as a remote workplace with a view

Tony Hsieh, retired Zappos CEO, dies at age 46

Pandemic leaves American Samoa residents stranded, homesick

Millions more virus rapid tests, but are results reported?

ACA sign-ups begin as millions more are uninsured


Minority communities question election-year push by EPA


Tiny airborne particles may pose a big coronavirus problem


Virus Diary: In Hawai‘i, pandemic, pregnancy, and plumerias

U.S. marks 9/11 anniversary at tributes shadowed by virus

With quiet humanity, Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland makes noise

It’s time to respond to the census: Census takers: We’re being told to finish early, cut corners

Does the coronavirus spread easily among children?

What are the different types of coronavirus tests?


Dual identities challenge America’s race labels

"One of us": South Asians celebrate Harris as VP choice

Asian-American girls saw pivotal icon in Baby-Sitters Club

Serious coronavirus-linked condition hit 285 U.S. children

The humble Knoxville scientist who became a worldwide hero

Pick me up off the floor, Norah Jones asks on her new album


Doctor fired after blasting COVID preparations sues hospital


From guns to GoPros, Asian Americans seek to deter attacks


Man gives ingredients, Asian recipes at market, restaurant


Kauai mayor imposes curfew, then entertains fellow bored residents


How to clean the bundle of germs that is your phone


Panda and poke: Restaurant trademarks can stir legal fights


Asian Americans use social media to mobilize against attacks

Chef Floyd Cardoz dies at age 59 of coronavirus complications


Guam residents compensated for war atrocities decades later


Texts, not door-knocks: Census outreach shifts amid virus


Broadway actress Ruthie Ann Miles is pregnant


Loss of smell, taste, might signal pandemic virus infection


U.S. capital trying to keep crowds from cherry blossoms


National Spelling Bee called off because of coronavirus


California apologizes for internment of Japanese Americans


"Fresh Off the Boat" leaves indelible mark on TV landscape


Huge, tropical jackfruit catches on as a meat substitute


U.S. Postal Service begins new series of 12 Lunar New Year stamps


Asians cringe at "Chinese restaurant syndrome in dictionary


Awkwafina makes Golden Globes history with Farewell acting win


How not to ruin that pricy piece of meat in the holiday meal


Andrew Yang having fun, but Democrat’s message is serious


Table’s new star? The relaxed and versatile dinner bowl


Deadly attack leaves California Hmong community in shock


David Chang says his new Netflix show honors Bourdain


Senator Mazie Hirono of Hawai‘i is writing memoir, due in 2021


ABC’s "Fresh Off the Boat" series finale set for February


High school student’s newsletter helps connect immigrants


Big avocado earns Hawai‘i family Guinness World Records honor


Ginseng hunters say secrecy part of their hobby


Deep-sea explorers seek out sunken World War II ships


Sikh preaches love 18 years after brother killed over turban


Milwaukee zoo visitors get first glimpse of red panda cub


Slain deputy devoted life to Sikh faith, serving others


"SNL" rescinds cast invitation to Gillis over YouTube video


Asian-American groups oppose Cambodian refugee deportations


Asian-American Korean War hero gives what may be "final" talk


HBO produces documentary to help kids understand 9/11


"SNL" adds three to its cast, including Asian-American comic Bowen Yang


YouTube star Lilly Singh makes bold leap to late-night TV


New York Fashion Week


U.S. exports to lobster-loving China go off cliff amid tariffs

Beer named for Pacific island nuke test site draws criticism


Marvel’s next films will bring diversity, onscreen and off

Program teaches kids Hmong traditional musical instruments


Drone used to aid 3-D remake of Japanese internment camp


U.S.-China trade war sparks worries about rare minerals


Oklahoma base set for migrant site was WWII internment camp


Asian, Asian-American heroes to power Marvel comics series


Rhinoceros at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo gives birth to calf


Eight are great: National Spelling Bee ends with "octo-champs"


Haechan meets Haechan: K-pop star honored with zoo namesake


I.M. Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies at 102


PBS’ Korea eyes social, political tolls of Korean War


Daimler says it has no idea how Kim Jong Un got his limos


Gerber’s 2019 spokesbaby is a Hmong girl in North Carolina


Metro-area women unite to commemorate "World Hijab Day


Tadashi Shoji ups the glam in lace, sequin, and velvet gowns


Female directors of color find a spotlight at Sundance



U.S. Postal Service issues final stamp of the Celebrating Lunar New Year series


Senator Kamala Harris says the powerful seek to divide America

"Superstore" actor relishes true-to-life gay Filipino role

Snubs, surprises, and a Satanic shout-out? Key Globes moments


First Asian American takes seat in Indiana legislature


How a Chinese immigrant used WeChat to win a statehouse seat



Golding’s Crazy Rich Asians stardom lands him more roles


Quackarazzi: Mandarin duck holds NYC in its spell


"Let’s Go Luna!" takes kids on a globe-spanning tour


War-trophy bells returning to help U.S., Philippine ties


Newcomer Andy Kim beats Tom MacArthur in New Jersey


More diverse Orange County, California, morphs from GOP past


Army expelled 500 immigrant recruits in one year


Keepsakes reveal clues of life for Japanese in Yakima area


Virtual learning: Using AI, immersion to teach Chinese


Wu’s fight for Crazy Rich Asians part of a bigger crusade


Newborn elephant at Houston Zoo welcomed, appears thriving


Wisconsin Hmong leader emphasizes cultural understanding


Once sidelined, romantic comedies rise again


Immigrant Ph.D. candidate rocked by sudden U.S. Army discharge


Miki Sudo downs 37 dogs to win fifth women’s title


Japan midfielder Inui gets embassy introduction


U.S. restaurants host refugee chefs who offer a taste of home


USA Briefs


Dallas duel: Wild card turns tables at National Spelling Bee


Hmong woman to compete for Mrs. Minnesota title


Crazy Rich Asians changes everything


Daniel Akaka, first Native Hawaiian in congress, dies at 93


China’s lobster imports keep U.S. price high, but no tariffs


Cherry blossoms, tulips, and lilacs: Flower festival time


Utah Catholic bishop becomes key face in interfaith scene


Senator Duckworth still breaking barriers, and she likes it


Pride for Asian-American skaters as they skate in the Olympics


Hmong fear for spirits of the dead after headstones moved


Asian tableware: From zen to zany


Despondent Seattle teen found a future through film


Retiring refugee leader to visit immigrants’ home countries


San Francisco mayor Edwin Lee dies suddenly at 65


Salvage team sinks fishing boat off Hawai‘i reef


U.S. foresaw a costly victory in war with North Korea — in 1994


Global carbon pollution rises after three straight flat years


Flea beetle from China may help against "super invader"


Asian-American political candidates targeted by racist flyers win elections


Trump choosing white men as judges, highest rate in decades

San Francisco’s first Chinese- American police officer dies


Filipino WWII veterans awarded Congressional Gold Medal


Hmong pop singer gains popularity


Huge immigration-themed exhibit by famed artist in NYC


"Legends" star shatters stereotypes with Muslim superhero


Vera Wang, Naeem Khan among New York bridal week highlights


San Francisco unveils memorial to WWII "comfort women"


Angelina Jolie on her Cambodian epic and the power of family


Ruling halts commercial scooping of Hawai‘i aquarium fish

No strangers to displacement, Vietnamese recover from Harvey

Exchange: Illinois couple opens home to travelling cyclists


Met exhibit looks at Japan’s fine craft of bamboo basketry


Hoary bats confirmed on Kahoolawe Island


Afghan girls allowed into U.S. for robotics contest


Hmong-American doctor inspired by heritage


Meal program bridges cultural divisions, one plate at a time


Zika resources now available for AAs & NHPIs


1 in 6 spouses of newlyweds is of different race or ethnicity


Hmong elders in Eau Claire still searching


Pedestrian deaths spiked in 2016, distraction cited


Travel ban fight personal for Hawai‘i’s ‘scholarly gentleman’


Muslim immigrant to join California lieutenant governor race


Trump Winery in Virginia seeks more foreign workers


Fish and chirps? Crickets make leap in demand as a protein


Humanoid robot Pepper is amusing, but is it practical?


At Pearl Harbor, U.S. and Japan seek absolution from the war