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At only 24, Crystalyn Costa opened a Hawaiian restaurant in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (Photo by Juliette Dekeyser/Voices of NY)

Native Hawaiians Keep Their ‘Aloha Spirit’ in NYC

Hawaiian food, hula dancing and ukelele workshops offer homesick Hawaiians reminders of home.

Mount Olivet Cemetery (Photo via Korea Daily)

Honoring Korean Laborers Buried a Century Ago in Queens

East Asian, History, Queens August 23, 2012 at 7:42 pm

After the discovery of 40 century-old unmarked graves of Korean laborers in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Queens, A group of Korean-Americans are trying to honor these early immigrants, who used their meager earnings to support Korean independence during the Japanese colonial era.