Our Friends

One of our favorite things about 6 Degrees of Hapa is getting to meet and make friends with so many people, including fellow artists, pop-up shops, small businesses, and organizations. Thank you for visiting 6 Degrees of Hapa and we hope you'll check out our friends too!

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A MIYAKO M - Shop / Instagram

Addi Miyako is an illustrator born and raised in San Jose. She explores themes of folklore, story-telling, spirituality, and identity through watercolor, with a portfolio that ranges from Ghibli-esque animal portraits to tarot cards influenced by her Japanese heritage.  Addi strives to make her art playful, emotive, and accessible for a broad audience.

Classic Loot - Shop / Instagram

Dope $hop in Japantown San Jose, Cali. We are relocating, opening Summer 2020! We travel all around to find unique fashion pieces, whether they are thrift, new, or handmade.

Daliano Designs - Shop / Instagram

We are a jewelry company influenced by our Pacific Island Heritage.  Our purpose is to perpetuate our Pacific Island Culture through our unique and contemporary jewelry collections.

Goo Enterprise - Shop / Instagram / Facebook

Dave and Shirley of Goo Enterprise have created "Hawaiian Rice Bag Clothing" reminiscent of childhood days in Hawaii. Since mom neva waste not'in, we wore rice bag shorts. Local artist Dennis Fujitake brought our expressions of Aloha to life featuring our logo "Budda Dave". We also cut and sew our own Tote Bags and Bibs.

Gosei Designs - Shop / Instagram

Gosei Designs offers digitally decorated gifts for your Home, Kitchen, and Office, as well as small Travel accessories featuring Asian, Tropical, and Faith-based designs. Our Merchandise Includes: Men’s and Ladies Apparel, Drinkware, Glass Cutting Boards, Face Coverings, and more.

Kabahead Kreations - Shop / Instagram

Kabahead Kreations is the design business created by Keri Kaba-Dien. The very first product Keri created was a 2006 monthly planner. Tired of using the boring one-color planners from office supply stores, she designed one for herself and a few more as Christmas presents. Friends encouraged her to print and sell them. Fast forward 15 years and Keri now sells her products online and at craft shows all throughout California!

Kotas Kreations - Shop / Instagram

Handcrafted baby and tots clothing with unique, modern, and kawaii designs, based in California. Each item is designed and handmade with love by Ko Ota, a mother of two. 

MORI by Art+Flea - Shop / Instagram

Shop local + unique goods at the destination for creatives, by creatives. MORI by Art+Flea is a curated select shop that highlights over 200 up-and-coming artists & designers, brands & designer labels in Hawaii. 

Samaavar - Shop / Instagram

Skincare and apparel made with Persian sensibility, and inspired by the green mountains of Vermont.

Sun Nation - Shop / Instagram

Sun Nation is a small leather goods studio, designed and run by Lizzy Gladstone in sunny San Antonio, TX. Lizzy trained at a leatherwork atelier in Italy and brings this knowledge of detailed craftsmanship to each Sun Nation piece. Crafted from vegetable-tanned leather, Sun Nation’s collection of wallets and bags are made using traditional techniques and eco-conscious studio practices.

Organizations

Japanese American Museum of San Jose - Visit / Facebook / Instagram

The Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj) showcases a unique collection of permanent and rotating exhibits chronicling more than a century of Japanese American History. Our mission is to collect, preserve and share Japanese American history, culture and art with a focus on the greater Bay Area.

Japantown Business Association - Visit / Facebook / Instagram

The Japantown Business Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting San Jose's Japantown as a unique ethnic neighborhood offering a rare blend of business, cultural, and historic resources.

Publications

Hapa Mag - Visit / Instagram

A collaborative publication by Hapas, for everyone. To be Hapa is to be part of a diverse and growing community with many perspectives. We hope to capture these mixed stories and experiences within each issue of Hapa Mag and to continue the conversation of what it means to be Hapa.