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Summit shares Honouliuli history

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Smithsonian’s Regional Youth Summit on the Honouliuli internment camp was held at the Pacific Aviation Museum on Ford Island on May 17 and featured a panel discussion with experts, youth and family members of those incarcerated at the camp. Nate Gyotoku, chief operating officer and director of programs at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, introduced the film “The Untold Story: Internment of Japanese-Americans in Hawaii.”

A 2015 Kaimuki High School graduate earlier this month recalled how his political science professor at Creighton University had never heard of the Honouliuli internment camp, where hundreds of Japanese-Americans were confined during World War II. Read more

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