Manu Tuiasosopo to be Inducted into Asian Hall of Fame

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March 11, 2014

By Bill Boehlke


Tuiasosopo220_0311Seahawks alumni Manu Tuiasosopo (defensive lineman, 1979-1983) is one of four honorees who will be inducted into the 2014 Asian Hall of Fame in Seattle in May. Tuiasosopo also played for the 1985 Super Bowl XIX Champion San Francisco 49ers (1984-1986).

The event will be held on May 31 at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle, with Mimi Jung of KING 5 TV as the emcee.

A celebration of Asian Pacific American heritage, the 2014 Asian Hall of Fame will also recognize the achievements of honorees Nathan Adrian (2008 and 2012 Olympic swimmer, three-time Olympic gold medalist), Norman Y. Mineta (former U.S. Secretary of Transportation, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Mayor of San Jose, and member of the U.S. House of Representatives), and Grace Park (actress: Hawaii 5-0 and Battlestar Galactica).