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Hawaii lawmakers reduce financial grants

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                                A grant for $300,000 from lawmakers will help the 442nd Legacy Center convert part of the apartment building it owns into a museum, while a prior grant allowed renovation of the entrance to the building, which is also home to the group’s clubhouse. Above, Mel Kaneshige, president of the center, shows the map on the outside of the facility in Moiliili.
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JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

A grant for $300,000 from lawmakers will help the 442nd Legacy Center convert part of the apartment building it owns into a museum, while a prior grant allowed renovation of the entrance to the building, which is also home to the group’s clubhouse. Above, Mel Kaneshige, president of the center, shows the map on the outside of the facility in Moiliili.

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                                Mel Kaneshige, president of the 442nd Legacy Center, sorted through memorabilia and items brought by students from Bruyere, France, last week at the center in Moiliili.
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JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

Mel Kaneshige, president of the 442nd Legacy Center, sorted through memorabilia and items brought by students from Bruyere, France, last week at the center in Moiliili.

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A grant for $300,000 from lawmakers will help the 442nd Legacy Center convert part of the apartment building it owns into a museum, while a prior grant allowed renovation of the entrance to the building, which is also home to the group’s clubhouse. Above, Mel Kaneshige, president of the center, shows the map on the outside of the facility in Moiliili.
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Mel Kaneshige, president of the 442nd Legacy Center, sorted through memorabilia and items brought by students from Bruyere, France, last week at the center in Moiliili.