Nisei Week Ondo — August 27, 2017
Bando Hidesomi and Bando Hiromiya at the 2017 Nisei Week Parade — August 20, 2017
Gardena Obon Festival 2017 — August 13, 2017
Jetts Basketball at Barnes Park, Monterey Park, California — July 22 and 23, 2017
Aquarium visit on Seiji's third birthday, Long Beach — June 14, 2017
Bando Hiromiya, Torrance, California — May 21, 2017
South Bay Dragons, Sansei Baseball T-ball, Torrance, California — May and June, 2017
Bando Hiromiya performs Chidori no kyoku in Torrance — April 15, 2017
Japanese dance rehearsal, Gardena — April 2, 2017
World flags and drum circle at Venice Beach — February 26, 2017
Innovation labs open at Pico Rivera elementary schools — February 15, 2017
No Trump Muslim Ban Protest at LAX — January 28, 2017
Women's March, Los Angeles — January 21, 2017
Kanani Kalama Hula School Christmas Party — December 10, 2016
Friends of Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve Tenth Anniversary — November 13, 2016
Kagoshima to Tokyo via Kumamoto — June 5, 2016
Hayato no Kaze, Kagoshima-jinguu, Kirishima, Hayato — June 4, 2016
Miyajima Island and bullet train: Hiroshima to Nagasaki — May 28, 2016
Hiroshima on the day of Obama's visit — May 27, 2016
Hiroshima Anti-war, anti-Obama protest — May 26, 2016
Fujisawa and Kamakura, Kanagawa-ken, Japan — May 24 and 25, 2016
Sansei T-ball: Awesome Blossoms v Rascals, Torrance, California — April 23, 2016
Big Island, Hawai'i: Volcanoes National Park, Hilo, Punalu'u, Kona — October 1-4, 2015
Big Island, Hawai'i: Hōnaunau, Holualoa, Kona — September 27-30, 2015
Obon Festival, Gardena, California — Saturday and Sunday, August 1 and 2, 2015
Titanium fire in Carson, California — Tuesday, July 22, 2015
Grateful Dead: Fare Thee Well, Santa Clara, California. — Saturday and Sunday, June 27 and 28, 2015
Dead humpback at Sharp Park, Pacifica, California — Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Erin Brockovich in Gardena — Thursday, April 30, 2015
Hello Kitty exhibit at JANM, Little Tokyo — Saturday, April 11, 2015
Undoukai — Sunday, March 29, 2015
Regina Klenjoski Dance Company's 'The Kids Show' — Friday, March 13, 2015
Ferguson solidarity protest in Los Angeles — Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Bon odori in Gardena. — Saturday and Sunday, August 2 - 3, 2014
FoLAR's River Rover unveiled at Marsh Street Nature Park, Elysian Valley — Saturday, July 19, 2014
Dr. Sebi, herbalist and healer, poses at his office in Los Angeles and speaks at the Los Angeles Convention Center. — May 6 and August 24, 2014.
Moonstone Beach and Painted Rock — Sunday - Monday, February 22 -23, 2014
Claremont Colleges, IDAAS, 15th Anniversary — Saturday, October 12, 2013
Ethio-Cali at Grand Park Turns One! — Thursday, October 10, 2013
Venice Beach Drum Circle — Sunday, September 8, 2013
Alaska: Girdwood, Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, Seward, Exit Glacier — July 16 and 17, 2013
Alaska: Anchorage, Whittier, Prince Edward Sound — July 14 and 15, 2013
Bear Paw Festival in Eagle River, Alaska — Saturday, July 13, 2013
Marin County Fair — Thursday, July 4, 2013
13th Annual Los Angeles River Ride — Sunday, June 9, 2013
Maui: Road to Hana, Nahiku, Wai'anapanapa, whale watching off Lahaina, Old Lahaina Luau dancers, snorkling at Ka'anapali — Sunday to Tuesday, February 10 - 12, 2013
Maui: DT Fleming Beach Park in Kapalua, Kahakuloa, Lahaina, Olowalu petroglyphs, A & B Sugar Plantation in Pu'unene and Chinese New Year festivities in Kahalui — Friday and Saturday, February 8 and 9, 2013
Endeavour treks through Westchester and Inglewood — Friday, October 12, 2012
Space shuttle Endeavour flies over Los Angeles — Friday, September 21, 2012
Aquarium of the Pacific, downtown Long Beach, California — Saturday, August 24, 2012
Police killing protest at the Anaheim Police Department in downtown Anaheim, California — Sunday, July 29, 2012
Puye Cliff Dwellings, Taos, Taos Pueblo, Valley of the Gods, Monument Valley — Monday - Wednesday, July 9 - 11, 2012
Road Trip to Santa Fe via Seligman, Winslow, Gallup, Coronado State Monument — Thursday - Saturday, July 5 - 8, 2012
Los Angeles River Ride, Griffith Park, Los Angeles — Saturday, June 10, 2012
Lower Compton Creek, LA River Cleanup — Saturday, April 28, 2012
Leupp Indian Boarding School and Leupp Citizen Isolation Center ruins, Old Leupp, Arizona — Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Navajo water rights meeting, Teesto, Arizona — Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Canyon de Chelly, Arizona — Tuesday and Wednesday, April 24-25, 2012
From inside and outside the barbed wire, Santa Fe — Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22, 2012
Gordon Hirabayashi Recreation Site at former Catalina Federal Honor Camp near Tucson, Arizona — Thursday, April 19, 2012
Road Trip Arizona — Thursday, April 19, 2012
First game of the season, Mile Square Park, Fountain Valley — Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Day 30 at Occupy Los Angeles — Sunday, October 30, 2011
Jam session at Te'Amir's 25th birthday party, near Mar Vista — Saturday, October 8, 2011
LA Bike Summit — Long Beach — Friday, September 30, 2011
Photos of California Coastal Cleanup — Dominguez Channel, Gardena — Saturday, September 17, 2011
MMA at the Normandie Casino in Gardena, California — Saturday, June 18, 2011
2011 LA River Ride — Sunday, June 5, 2011
Community Voices | Literacy for All of Monterey Park (LAMP) poetry reading — Monday, May 3, 2011
2011 LA River cleanup [La gran limpieza] at Willows Street Estuary in Long Beach — Saturday, April 30, 2011
Photography from Red Rock Canyon, NV, Hoover Dam, Calico, CA — February, 2011
Student shooting in Gardena — January 18, 2011
Kabuki Renaissance — Redondo Beach, November 13, 2010
CicLAvia — Los Angeles, October 10, 2010
Kings Canyon National Park — September 11-13, 2010
Nisei Week Festival 2010 — Sunday, August 15, 2010, in the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles
Gardena obon matsuri 2010 — Saturday and Sunday, July 31 - August 1, 2010
Bell residents demand ouster of overpaid city officials — Monday, July 26, 2010
LA River Cleanup, Atwater — Friday, April 30, 2010
Manzanar Pilgrimage — Former prisoners, their families and a diverse group of supporters traveled Saturday, April 24, 2010, to Manzanar, California, the site of the prison camp that held 11,070 Japanese Americans during WWII.
UCLA students protest fee increase - Hundreds of UC students march up Bruin Walk on the UCLA campus in Westwood, California, Thursday, November 11, 2009, in protest of the UC Regents' decision to increase student fees by 32 percent.
Oktoberfest, Torrance - Thousands of revelers drink German beer Saturday, October 10, 2009, under the Alpine Village's tented beer garden next to the Harbor Freeway in Torrance.
Palos Verdes brush fire -Charred trees, ash and soot remain as fire fighters extinguish the last flames Friday, August 28, 2009, in the slide area of the Palos Verdes Peninsula.
Kiyoshi Okamoto funeral service - Relatives, friends and fellow war resisters gather Friday, August 21, 2009, at the recently discovered burial site of Heart Mountain Fair Play Committee founder, Kiyoshi Okamoto, at the Potter's Field section of Evergreen Cemetery in Boyle Heights.
Hermosa Beach, Boonville and San Luis Obispo
The California Mid-State Fair in Paso Robles, Saturday, July 25, 2009.
Michael Jackson remembered in Hollywood - Fans gather at Michael Jackson's star on Hollywood Boulevard, Friday, June 26, 2009, the day after the music legend died.
Artesia, California - June 23, 2009. Artesia Park and Pioneer Boulevard.
AllofaSudden and White Carriage play the Club Good Hurt Thursday, March 5, 2009, in the Mar Vista section of Los Angeles.
Huntington Beach Owl Workshop - Ken Miknuk, falconer and bird lover, introduces children to the owl he raised during a workshop at the Murdy Community Center in Huntington Beach, Monday, January 19, 2009.
San Rafael Murder Scene - Candles and flowers are left at the side of a parking lot in downtown San Rafael, California, on December 27, 2008, in memory of Ashley Yamauchi, 33, of Greenbrae.
No on 8 Protest - Gay rights activists and supporters take to the streets near the intersection of Sunset and Santa Monica in the Silver Lake section of Los Angeles, Saturday, November 8, 2008, in protest of the passage of Proposition 8 which bans gay marriage in California.
The Puka Bar, Halloween, Long Beach - The Slow Poisoner, a punk-folk one man band plays the Puka Par in Long Beach, Halloween Friday, October 31, 2008.
Japanese taiko group, Zi-Pang, led by Hiroyuki Hayashida, performs at the Jazz Bakery in Culver City, California, on Tuesday, September 16, 2008.
Obama Nomination Speech Photos, Mile High Stadium, Denver, Colorado, August 28, 2008.
Iraq War Veterans Antiwar Protest at the DNC, Denver, Colorado, August 27, 2008.
Monday Prisoner Rights Protest, Denver, Colorado, August 25, 2008.
Sunday Protest at the DNC, Denver, Colorado, August 24, 2008.
Paddle Out for JT Minami, Torrance Beach, August 9, 2008.
Visit to the Amache Internment camp in Granada, Colorado, July 3, 2008 and Pictures from the Enduring Communities Conference in Denver, July 5, 2008
Road Trip to Denver and Road Trip Part 2
Sumo Wrestling in Los Angeles: photos of yokozunas Asahoryu and Hakuho and other images from the June 8, 2008 Grand Sumo Tour at the Los Angeles Sports Arena.
Japan - October 2007 Bullet Train Abstractico, Pictures from Fujisawa, Kamakura, Yokohama, Sapporo, Hakodate, Kusatsu.
The Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corp practice on the Peary Middle School field, Monday, August 6, 2007 in Gardena, California.
Obon Matsuri - Gardena, California - August 5, 2007.
Fender Avenue - Fullerton, California - July 14, 2007.
Boston - May 2007 Boston Part 2.
Recipients of the Marin County Human Rights Commission Martin Luther King, Jr. Award, including my parents, Roland and June Minami, pose for a group photo Thursday, January 18, 2007 in the Terra Linda section of San Rafael, California.
New Monsoon and Michael Franti and Spearhead play the Power to the Peaceful Festival at Speedway Meadow in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on Saturday, September 9, 2006.
Tule Lake: A visit to the former WWII prison camp at Tule Lake, California.
South Central Farm: Farmers, activists and actors including Julia Butterfly Hill and Daryl Hannah occupy the South Central Farm in Los Angeles in an attempt to prevent the eviction of farmers and the destruction of what is purported to be the largest urban community garden in the country.
Immigrants' Rights: Over 500,000 people, possibly the largest mass assembly in L.A. history protested H.R. 4437 in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, March 25, 2006.
Hollywood Anti-war Demonstration on Saturday, March 18, 2006 marks the third anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
CSU Dominguez Hills 2 : Seattle Pacific University 1 NCAA Div. 2 Western Regional Soccer, November 14, 2005.
Japanese Farm Commemorated in Palos Verdes: Four generations of the Ishibashi family, pioneer Japanese farmers, attended the dedication of Founders Park in Rancho Palos Verdes Saturday, August 27 2005.
Nisei Graduation San Francisco: Photos from the Nisei graduation ceremony in San Francisco on Saturday, June 4, 2005 which capped a conference on the future direction of the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program. Also a picture of poet Lawson Inada.
Aram Danesh and the Superhuman Crew: Photos from the record release party at the Sweetwater in Mill Valley, California on Saturday, January 22, 2005.
Louisiana: Photos from rural Louisiana and from the French Quarter of New Orleans.
Life Interrupted: Photos from a September 2004 pilgrimage to the Jerome and Rohwer Internment Camps in Arkansas.
Dale Minami (my uncle) accepts the American Bar Association's Thurgood Marshall Award in San Francisco, Saturday, August 9, 2003. Listen to Dale's speech streamed with RealAudio for dialup and broadband connections. Also see more of the event from the
American Bar Association.
Pictures from Kaua'i including two temples, some chickens and 3d shots.
Photos from the Bakersfield High graduation ceremony June 5, 2003 where Nisei students received their diplomas sixty years after their high school tenure was disrupted by incarceration in World War II internment camps.
A few photos of the anti-war protests outside the Academy Awards, March 23, 2003, in Hollywood.
Photos of two Westwood anti-war demonstrations March 19 and 20, 2003 as the American military launches a campaign of "Shock and Awe" against Iraq.
Photos of the massive Peace March in San Francisco, Saturday, January 18, 2003. Included are four stereoscopic images that can be viewed by clicking the 3d icon - in the slide show! Also in this section are three shots from outside the Los Angeles Federal Detention Center Friday, January 10, 2003.
Men's Basketball: CSU Dominguez Hills 53 CS Los Angeles 52
Women's Basketball: CS Los Angeles 80 CSU Dominguez Hills 74
Slide show of the Not In Our Name anti-war march in Westwood Sunday, October 6, 2002.
Lindsey Yamasaki of Stanford and UCLA's Natalie Nakase, Japanese American collegiate basketball players, are shown in action February 22 and 24, 2002.
Men's Soccer: Sonoma State v CSUDH
Men's Soccer: SFSU v CSUDH