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Hayley Kiyoko and mom make 4th generation sushi recipe in Hennessy X.O’s ‘Original Odyssey’

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A parent’s love and guidance can be a powerful part of anyone’s odyssey to success and happiness.

Behind the success of artist Hayley Kiyoko is the support of her mother Sarah Kawahara – it’s a love they toast to over homemade sushi and Hennessy X.O in the continuation of the digital series “Original Odyssey.”

South Coast Plaza Celebrates Single’s Day with a $111 Gift Card Offer

South Coast Plaza in the heart of Orange County is celebrating Single’s Day, the biggest shopping day in the world, with a special gift card offer!

From November 11 to 14, shoppers who spend $1,111 in a single day in qualifying purchases will receive a $111 gift card while supplies last. Purchases from multiple qualifying stores and restaurants can be combined but must be from same-day receipts. Limit one gift card per person per day and offer does not include purchases from Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s, Macy’s Men’s Store, Macy’s Home Store, Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s, the Segerstrom Center for the Arts and Westin South Coast Plaza. Purchases made with South Coast Plaza gift cards or other store and restaurant gift cards are not eligible with this offer.

Why we eat mooncake during the Mid-Autumn Festival

The rich and heartwarming culture of the Mid-Autumn Festival season is here, and this year we were treated to a very special celebration by Hennessy X.O and hosted by Harry Shum Jr! The virtual event, “A Moonlight Odyssey,” connected us all with amazing performances by NIKI, Hayley Kiyoko, Guapdad 4000 and Bohan Phoenix, let us sit in on touching stories with filmmaker Eddie Huang and the founders of Omsom, and taught us a few special Hennessy cocktails with mixologist Inga Tantisalidchai.

To continue to honor this amazing holiday celebrated all over the world, let’s go on our own little odyssey to explore the legends that have survived thousands of years to bring us the rich culture, the fun holiday and the tasty mooncakes we have today.

6 things parents can do to keep students safe from COVID-19

Kids all over California have returned to school, but in a time where COVID-19 or the delta variant is on every parent’s mind, what can be done to get the peace of mind that their children are safe in the classroom?

California state officials have taken some of the most progressive steps in the country to ensure that schools open up safely and take every measure to protect staff and students. The state has set aside $25 billion for schools to upgrade classroom ventilation, hire more teachers and staff, provide COVID-19 testing, mental health resources and more.

The Saweetie Meal is Dropping at McDonald’s!

Filipina Chinese and African American platinum artist Saweetie is bringing her favorite order to McDonald’s starting August 9!

The Saweetie Meal features a Big Mac, a 4-piece chicken McNuggets, a medium fries, Sprite, and BBQ and the classic sauce specially renamed the “Saweetie ‘N Sour” sauce. The meal will also come in Saweetie-inspired packaging that icy gang will love!

St. Jude Children’s Hospital Teams Up With ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ for Virtual Event Series

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – This week, Disney Animation Studios will celebrate the release of its movie “Raya and the Last Dragon” by working with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® to spread joy through a series of virtual events for St. Jude patient families and its generous supporters.

“Raya and the Last Dragon” is an epic journey to the fantasy world of Kumandra where Raya learns that it takes more than a dragon to save the world. It takes trust and teamwork – timeless themes reflected in the pioneering research and lifesaving treatment delivered at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for kids with childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

This New ‘MINDFUL’ Line is All About Raising Mental Health Awareness in the AAPI Community

It’s probably not surprising that most of us are exposed to some toxic or negative things everyday, whether it’s what’s going on in the world, scrolling through social media, or maybe dealing with other people (and sometimes ourselves). And hey, any of that can eventually take a toll on your mental health.

Mental health has never been the easiest subject to talk about for Asian Americans, and with everything else going on with our community, we could all probably use a good check in on our mental well-being. Whether that’s through simple breathwork, meditation, going to therapy, or finding a community that helps you cope and grow, being mentally healthy is about keeping up those good habits (and trust me, it’s very worth it).

I Got Prescription Glasses For My Asian Face in Under 30 Minutes

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People of Asian descent have historically had a hard time finding glasses that fit them. Why? Because most of us have narrow and/or low nose bridges and other different facial features compared to other ethnic groups.

“Asian individuals tend to have more of a flatter face with the cheekbones very projected compared to the typical European,” Mark Hubbe, assistant professor of anthropology at Ohio State University, told QZ in 2013.