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Center preserves legacy of WWII internment camp


    A family picture of Paul Shinkawa’s grandfather Sanji Abe and grandmother Asami Abe with their children.


    Carole Hayashino, left, and Paul Shinkawa observed a sketch by Dan Toru Nishikawa on Tuesday at the Honouliuli National Monument Education Center at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. It is part of an exhibit on men working on crafts in Honouliuli. In the display case are headbands and art pieces created from shells found in the coral rubble from which roads were made.

For Sen. Sanji Abe’s grandson, the presence of his grandfather’s Japanese go game set among the Honouliuli internment camp artifacts serves as an indication that Abe hadexpected a long confinement. Read more

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