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Returning World War II Combat Souvenirs

OPB | March 23, 2015

FRIDAY: OBON 2015 is attempting to return flags taken from dead Japanese soldiers in WWII to the descendents of those soldiers.

Remembering George Azumano

OPB | Dec. 24, 2013

MONDAY: George Azumano was a businessman and a pillar of Portland's Japanese-American community. He died earlier this month at the age of 95.

Invasive Species Found On Japanese Dock

OPB | June 27, 2012

Scientists at Oregon State University have identified as many as 50 different species from the Japanese dock that washed up on Oregon's coast in early June.

Prepping for a Pacific NW Tsunami

OPB | March 12, 2012

Oregon State University's coastal hazards specialist Patrick Corcoran just returned from a disaster symposium in Japan. We'll get an update about what he learned and what lessons it holds for the Pacific Northwest.