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Dan Aoki

Nisei male. Born January 31, 1918, in Kealakekua, Hawai'i, where his father was a Congregational preacher. During World War II, served with the 100th Battalion in Europe. In the 1950s, was active in Hawai'i's Democratic Party and campaign for statehood.


Dan Aoki