It was almost an out of body experience, to be surrounded by many other Japanese Canadians in an environment where we could appreciate our culture. I took along my friend along and while he was trying onigiri for the first time, I was remembering how much I loved it as a kid.
Ha・Pa /noun/ Hawaiian term meaning half.
Ha • Pa
After talking to a Canadian woman of mixed Japanese heritage, filmmaker Ashley Sugimoto realized that she had never connected to someone else on the basis of her own Japanese heritage before. She wondered why.