ABC7’s Kimi Evans, Broadway Star Laura Snell Join Emcee Team for Nisei Week Grand Parade

The emcees scheduled to be announcing the participants and personalities along the Nisei Week Grand Parade route this Sunday include a popular local meteorologist, a star of Broadway, an accomplished dancer and singer, and a veteran Rafu Shimpo reporter.


Clockwise from top left: Kimi Evans, Miyuki Matsunaga, Laura Yumi Snell, Mikey Hirano Culross.


Kimi Evans is well known for her weathercasting on ABC7 Eyewitness News. Previously she worked at stations in Hawaii, San Diego and another channel here in L.A. As many know, Evans is also a former Nisei Week Queen, and is returning to the announcing booth for the parade.

Joining the team on the parade route for the first time will be Laura Yumi Snell, an actress, singer, and pianist with deep ties to Littl