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Thanks to All in 2019

2019 was a busy year for us at Hokusei North America.  During the last 12 months, we have had the pleasure of starting new business relationships and the honor of continuing to serve existing partners.  We've seen our business extend its growth and have worked with increased the number of partners with whom we've worked. [...]

By |2020-05-29T00:16:35-07:00December 30th, 2019|Tags: , |0 Comments

Portland Japanese Garden to Host Holiday Koto Concerts

During the Holiday Season, the Portland Japanese Garden will host koto harp concerts for garden visitors. For those unfamiliar with a koto, it is a thirteen-string plucked zither, introduced to Japan from China through the Korean Peninsula in the 7th century. The koto creates a beautiful sound unlike any other. These concerts offer a rare [...]

By |2020-05-29T00:16:21-07:00November 25th, 2019|Tags: , |0 Comments

Behind The Shoji Event Off To A Great Start

On Fri, August 2, the Portland Japanese Garden hosted a preview party for its annual "Behind the Shoji" event.  At the preview party, guests were offered the chance to take a first look at, and make purchases from a wide array of unique and handcrafted products made in Japan.   The Portland Japanese Garden and [...]

By |2020-05-29T00:16:36-07:00August 5th, 2019|Tags: |0 Comments

Hokusei North America to Sponsor Portland Japanese Garden Event

Hokusei North America is pleased to announce that it will sponsor the Portland Japanese Garden's "Behind the Shoji - Hokkaido Marketplace" event. This event will be held at the Japanese Garden from August 3 ~ September 15, 2019, and will celebrate the 60-year sister city relationship between Portland and Sapporo (Hokkaido's capital city). An ongoing [...]

By |2020-05-29T00:23:01-07:00July 24th, 2019|Tags: , , |0 Comments

CEO Shotaro Tomita on FM Toyama

Late last month, Hokusei's CEO Taro Tomita was featured on FM Toyama, a radio station in Oregon's sister state, Toyama. During the radio interview, Taro provided a brief overview of Hokusei's operations within Japan and around the world.  Taro also shared his philosophy of "connecting the world through a sense of place" -- sharing the [...]

By |2020-05-29T00:16:37-07:00May 8th, 2019|Tags: |0 Comments

Portland Japanese Garden Hosting Event in Tokyo on Apr 15

On April 15 (Mon), the Portland Japanese Garden and the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan (FCCJ) will host an cultural bridge-building event at FCCJ's Tokyo location. The event will include key address Steve Bloom, the Portland Japanese Garden's Chief Executive Officer.  After the key address, Mr. Bloom will be joined in a panel discussion by [...]

By |2020-06-18T14:26:16-07:00April 8th, 2019|Tags: , |Comments Off on Portland Japanese Garden Hosting Event in Tokyo on Apr 15

Hokusei’s visit to Oregon

Earlier this month, executive staff from Hokusei Products in Japan (Hokusei North America’s parent company) visited Oregon to participate in a wide number of meetings and site visits. Among the highlights of the visit was a series of meetings and get-togethers with staff from the Portland Japanese Garden . A number of discussions were held [...]

By |2020-05-29T00:23:02-07:00March 18th, 2019|Tags: , , |0 Comments