Monthly Archives: April 2018


Golden Week 2018

If you're visiting Japan right now, you've likely noticed the bigger than usual crowds at popular tourist destinations, the fully booked hotels and the packed trains. All are because of Golden Week which lasts from April 28th to May 6th in 2018. This is a popular time for Japanese to take time off from work [...]

By |2018-05-24T20:14:16-07:00April 30th, 2018|0 Comments

President Tomita meets the King & Queen of Sweden

On April 22, Hokusei Products (Japan) and Hokusei North America President Shotaro Tomita met with the King Carl and Queen Silvia of Sweden in Tokyo.  The Royal Swedish couple visited Japan to commemorate 150 years of diplomatic relations between Sweden and Japan. King Carl asked some questions on ICEBUG shoes. President Tomita was [...]

By |2020-06-18T14:02:14-07:00April 24th, 2018|Tags: |Comments Off on President Tomita meets the King & Queen of Sweden

Fuji to Hood collaborations on a sunny spring day

Yesterday was arguably Portland's best weather of the year so far. It was the perfect setting for the first annual Fuji to Hood Japan/ Portland Collaboration Beer Festival. Ten Portland breweries along with one local cidery teamed up with brewers and cider makers from Japan to create collaborations for the event. All ten of [...]

By |2020-05-29T00:12:24-07:00April 22nd, 2018|Tags: |0 Comments