More Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Stories

Field Notes: Noguchi Garden

A tranquil oasis among freeways and shopping malls.

Fanya Lin: Pianist

Watch a special performance by Fanya Lin, Associate Professor of Practice in Piano at the University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music.

Fighting Foodborne Illness

Sadhana Ravishankar has spent her career keeping agricultural products in Arizona safe, and was recently awarded Inventor of the Year by Tech Launch Arizona for developing natural antimicrobial washes.

50 Years of Tucson Bonsai

Since the Tucson Bonsai Society was founded in 1972, it has inspired generations of people to delve into this ancient tradition right here in Arizona.

Space Robots

A robotics lab at the University of Arizona is developing swarms of autonomous space robots capable of constructing bases and mining for resources on other celestial bodies like the Moon.

Lunar New Year

Mission Garden and the Tucson Chinese Cultural Center teamed up to celebrate the Lunar New Year. (5:35)

Settling in Flagstaff

The story of the first Chinese-American family to reside in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Seeing in the Future

Developing the next generation of wearable display systems for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.

We Belong Here Too

Local Asian American leaders talk about how friends and loved ones are coping with and responding to the recent surge in violence against AAPI communities.

All the Tea in China

A Tucson tea company works directly with growers and tea masters in China to offer high-quality handmade tea to the world. (07:24)

Gordon Hirabayashi

The legacy of Gordon Hirabayashi and the internment camp on Mount Lemmon.

Xinyu Zhang

The Tucson based artist prepares for her show ‘Wander Around’ at the University of Arizona Museum of Art.

Asian Lantern Festival Aims to Shine Light on Multiculturalism

The Reid Park Zoo is hosting the festival, which features some larger-than-life lanterns.

Chef Kumi

The Tucson-bred, Portland-based chef shares her culinary fusion of cultures with a secret invite to a popup dinner for family and friends.

Hank Oyama

Over the past decade Arizona Public Media has documented the stories of southern Arizonans who served in our armed forces in a series of programs called “Tucson Remembers”.

StoryCorps Listens to Tucson

A visit with the StoryCorps mobile recording team as they arrive in Tucson

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