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Celebrating Hawaiian Week

Celebrating Hawaiian Week

August 3, 2017

Say Aloha to our annual Hawaiian Week Sale (August 16-22, 2017) as we celebrate the delicious flavors of Hawaii at all of our stores!   Find great specials in every department from fresh ahi tuna from Hawaii, poke, Portuguese sausage, manapuas, Kona coffee, pineapples, spam musubi molds and so much...

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Konpeito

Konpeito

July 14, 2017

Konpeito are traditional Japanese sugar candies that come in a variety of colors and are characterized by their round bumpy shape, and cute and elegant appearance. You may have seen these colorful candies in the Japanese animated movie “Spirited Away”, or as the inspiration for the star bits...

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

May 8, 2017

Mother’s Day is just around the corner!  If you haven’t started thinking about the perfect gift for mom, we’ve got some ideas for you.  Check out some of fun and unique gifts you can find at Uwajimaya for mom. 1.  Tea Sets ...

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Uwajimaya Debuts Kai Market in Seattle’s Vibrant South Lake Union Neighborhood

Uwajimaya Debuts Kai Market in Seattle’s Vibrant South Lake Union Neighborhood

May 3, 2017

SEATTLE, WA – (May 3, 2017) – The first Kai Market, a new urban market concept from local Asian supermarket retailer Uwajimaya, celebrates its grand opening on May 3, 2017. “We are extremely excited to unveil Kai Market which takes Uwajimaya’s trusted history and commitment to quality and authentic Asian flavors,...

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Obanyaki

Obanyaki

April 12, 2017

Today, we’d like to introduce to you a classic Japanese treat, obanyaki. Obanyaki is a round disc shaped dessert made with batter that is poured into a special mold and baked (similar to a stuffed mini pancake).   Traditionally filled with sweet red bean paste, it's not...

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Ehime Food Fair 2017

Ehime Food Fair 2017

March 1, 2017

Last year, we welcomed several vendors from Japan’s Ehime Prefecture to showcase their regions specialty items and we are excited to announce they will be back again at our Seattle and Bellevue locations March 15-21, 2017, along with their mascot, Mikyan!  Customers can look forward to tasting some...

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