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Honouliuli Internment Camp sought for national park

By William Cole

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 09, 2014

~~<p>At the start of World War II, about 2,000 Hawaii people of Japanese ancestry were incarcerated, with Honouliuli Gulch becoming the largest and longest-used confinement site in the territory.</p>
<p>On the West Coast those of Japanese heritage -- two-thirds of them American-born citizens -- were forced from their homes under presidential executive order and sent to camps, according to the National Park Service.</p>
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At the start of World War II, about 2,000 Hawaii people of Japanese ancestry were incarcerated, with Honouliuli Gulch becoming the largest and longest-used confinement site in the territory.

On the West Coast those of Japanese heritage -- two-thirds of them American-born citizens -- were forced from their homes under presidential executive order and sent to camps, according to the National Park Service. Login for more...



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