The Search for Signs of Hawaiian Life: Kagoshima, Japan
August 4, 2013
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 04, 2013 LAST UPDATED: 06:55 p.m. HST, Feb 07, 2015
FROM THE PAST: For Hawaii natives Barrett Ishida, left, and Courtnee Ho, the sight of a Liberty House sign 10 days ago in Kagoshima, Japan, was nostalgic as well as startling. However, this Liberty House wasn't the familiar Hawaii department store, but a hair salon in the Tenmokan Shopping Arcade in Kagoshima. Ishida, who works as an alternative language teacher in Fukuoka, and Ho, a pharmacy student in Chicago who was in Japan to visit her brother, are from Hawaii Kai.
SUBMIT YOUR PHOTO | Email "Signs of Hawaiian Life" photos to email@example.com or mail to Signs of Hawaiian Life, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813. Please include the full names of those in the photo, when and where it was taken and the name of the photographer. We apologize but mailed photos cannot be returned.
You must be subscribed to participate in discussions
By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Because only subscribers are allowed to comment, we have your personal information and are able to contact you. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email firstname.lastname@example.org.