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February 2020

Day of Remembrance Open House

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mukai Farm & Garden, 18017 107th Avenue SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Day of Remembrance Open House

Join us on Saturday, February 15th for the Day of Remembrance Open House. The Day of Remembrance marks the signing of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese and Americans of Japanese ancestry living on the West Coast during WWII. 121 of those were from Vashon-Maury Island. Today, 78 years after, we are seeing history repeat itself with the unjust detention and racist treatment of immigrants in our country. We are hosting a Tsuru (crane) Folding…

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March 2020

Day of Remembrance Film Screening

March 3 @ 6:00 pm
Vashon High School Theatre, 9600 SW 204th St
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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bitter legacy showing poster

Mukai Farm & Garden invites you to join us on Tuesday, March 3rd for the Day of Remembrance film screening. Seventy-eight years ago, on February 19th, Executive Order 9066 was signed which resulted in the forced incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese and Japanese Americans, 121 of whom were from Vashon-Maury island.The award-winning documentary “A Bitter Legacy,” tells a part of the World War II incarceration of Japanese and Japanese Americans that most of us have never heard, a secret hidden…

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Hinamatsuri (Girls’ Day) Open House

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mukai Farm & Garden, 18017 107th Avenue SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Join us at Mukai for the March Hinamatsuri Open House on Saturday, March 7th. “Hinamatsuri” also known as “Girls’ Day” or the “Doll’s Festival” – is normally celebrated on March 3rd each year to pray for the health and happiness of young girls in Japan. The Japanese celebration is marked by families with a display of hina dolls in the house and special food delicacies. The origin of Hinamatsuri most likely dates back to an ancient Chinese practice in which…

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April 2020

First Haiku Festival and Contest

April 3 @ 8:00 am - May 10 @ 5:00 pm
Mukai Farm & Garden, 18017 107th Avenue SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Join us for our first Haiku Festival, a juried competition for people of all ages to submit their haiku poems to compete in the following categories: Heritage Award: most poignant portrayal of the history or some other aspect of the Mukai Farm & Garden People’s Choice: most popular haiku Funny Bone Award: most humorous haiku The Young Poet Awards: top haiku from children (grades K-6) and young adult (grades 7-12) Other categories that may occur to the jurors Haiku is…

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