June M. Hoshida Honma
Nisei female. Born June 23, 1936, in Hilo, Hawaii. After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, father was picked up by the FBI and detained at Sand Island internment camp, Hawaii. The rest of the family was removed to the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, to be reunited with him. After Jerome closed, transferred to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Returned to Hawaii after leaving camp, where father tried to establish an appliance repair business in Hilo, which was destroyed by a tsunami in 1946. Married and moved to California. Active with the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles.
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