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UH-West Oahu students unearth history at Honouliuli


    The National Park Service and the University of Hawaii at West Oahu’s Anthropology Concentration/Social Sciences Division have partnered to facilitate an archaeological survey of Honouliuli National Monument in southwestern Oahu. Professor Bill Belcher and his students work to help shed light on many of the remaining structures from the former prisoner of war and Japanese- American internment camp.


    At left, Jo Fuller, resource specialist of Pacific Historic Parks, talks with student Mohammad Salameh, who is digging for artifacts and rocks.

Mohammad Salameh sat on a small stool in a several-foot-deep pit Monday, laboriously uncovering the history of Honouliuli Internment Camp one small pile of dirt at a time. Read more

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