Aki Hyodo

Region: Vancouver BC
Nisei | Died 1944


Aki Hyodo was a talented amateur Nisei actress well-known in the Powell Street community. She was a member of the Powell United Church Young People’s Society, which first entered a play into the city drama festival in 1939. In each of Powell YPS’s three entries into the city drama festival, in 1939, 1940, and 1941, Aki Hyodo appeared in a leading role, and was awarded best actress in the festival all three times. She passed away suddenly in Montreal in 1944.