Photo by Mario G Reyes/Rafu Shimpo
The 68th Annual Nisei Week Awards dinner was held at the Kyoto Grand Hotel and Garden in Little Tokyo. The honorees included: Fred Hoshiyama, grand marshal of the Nisei Week Parade; Sen. Daniel Inouye (did not attend), honorary grand marshal; Gordon Tokumatsu, marshal; the Japanese American Citizens League; Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress; and the Southern California Nisei Athletic Union. Pictured, top from left, Princess Marissa Ishii, Princess Kie Ito, First Princess Kimberly Kitaura, Tokumatsu, Nisei Week Queen Jill Hiraizumi, Miss Tomodachi Lindy Fujimoto, Princess Lisa Takehana. Pictured bottom from left, Bobby Umemoto, Chris Komai, Rafu Publisher Michael Komai, Kathy Masaoka, Richard Katsuda, Floyd Mori, Larry Oda and president of the Nisei Week Foundation Helen Ota.