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Internment camp project worthwhile


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 13, 2014

~~<p>The internment and incarceration of Japanese-Americans and others during World War II on the mainland is well documented, but similar practices in Hawaii comprise a story that's less familiar among even kamaaina Hawaii residents.</p>
<p>The move by the National Park Service to add the Honouliuli Gulch site of Oahu's internment camps to the national park system deserves public support. This proposal offers what may be the last and best opportunity to preserve this particular piece of history.</p>
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The internment and incarceration of Japanese-Americans and others during World War II on the mainland is well documented, but similar practices in Hawaii comprise a story that's less familiar among even kamaaina Hawaii residents.

The move by the National Park Service to add the Honouliuli Gulch site of Oahu's internment camps to the national park system deserves public support. This proposal offers what may be the last and best opportunity to preserve this particular piece of history. Login for more...



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