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The Untold Story: Internment of Japanese Americans in Hawai`i Hilo Screening

From Calendar: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii Calendar

Location: Hawai`i Japanese Center - Hilo (751 Kanoelehua Avenue)

From: March 23, 2013 at 10:00am to: 11:30am

Details:

4:00 pm screening added! Purchase your tickets at the Book Gallery or KTA Super Store Puainako

Special Screening
Saturday, March 23
Hawai‘i Japanese Center - Hilo
751 Kanoelehua Avenue
Two Screenings
10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Ticket price: $8.00
Tickets may be purchased at:
Book Gallery
(259 Keawe Street)
KTA Super Stores Puainako
(50 East Puainako Street)

Within 48 hours of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawai‘i authorities arrested several hundred local Japanese on O‘ahu, Maui, Hawai‘i and Kaua‘i. In total, over 2,000 men and women of Japanese ancestry were arrested, detained and interned in Hawai‘i. The Untold Story, produced by the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i, is the first full-length documentary to chronicle this little known story in Hawai‘i’s history. This event is co-sponsored by the Hawai‘i Japanese Center.

Mahalo to the film’s sponsors: Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program National Park Service, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i, Island Insurance Foundation, The Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation, and the
Japanese American Citizens League - Honolulu Chapter.

“This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of the Interior.”

This material received Federal financial assistance for the preservation and interpretation of U.S. confinement sites where Japanese Americans were detained during World War II. Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, the U.S. Department of the Interior prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or age in its federally funded assisted projects. If you believe you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, or facility as described above, or if you desire further information, please write to:
Office of Equal Opportunity
National Park Service
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20240

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