comscore Service honors Honouliuli internees | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Hawaii News

Service honors Honouliuli internees

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Bishop Chishin Hirai of the Nichiren Mission of Hawaii points to the writing on the taiko drum that says Honouliuli Confinement Camp.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    This is Bishop Chishin Hirai holding the old taiko drum as Bishop Shugen Komagata reads the writings on the side of the taiko drum before the start of the ceremony. A special Obon service was held in connection with the old taiko drum that was used at the Honouliuli Internment Camp in Kunia.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Becky Rinas, left, National Park Service planner; Carole Hayashino, president and executive director of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii; and Consul General Yasushi Misawa of the Consulate General of Japan poured sake on the grounds just outside of the foundation of the mess hall at the Honouliuli internment camp site in Kunia on Tuesday.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A special Obon service was held in connection with a taiko drum used at the Honouliuli Internment Camp in Kunia.

More than 20 people, including nine Buddhist ministers, attended Tuesday’s service on the concrete foundation where the Honouliuli mess hall once stood. Read more

Scroll Up