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Organizers of an Oahu AJA baseball league posing with trophies (ddr-njpa-2-779)
img Organizers of an Oahu AJA baseball league posing with trophies (ddr-njpa-2-779)
Caption on front: "LEEWARD OAHU AJA JUNIOR BASEBALL LEAGUE OPENS: Participating in the Dec. 15 opening ceremony of the 1957-58 tourney of The Hawaii Times-sponsored 7-team Leeward Oahu AJA Junior Baseball League at Ewa's Tenney field were, left to right--League founder Manager Ichiro Konno of The Hawaii Times' Waipahu branch, League president Tsuneo Watanabe, Manager James ...
Hawaii Cancer Society presidents posing with leis (ddr-njpa-2-479)
img Hawaii Cancer Society presidents posing with leis (ddr-njpa-2-479)
Caption on reverse: "HAWAII TIMES. Mr. J. Robert Judd (left), newly elected president of the Hawaii Cancer Society's Oahu Chapter, is shown with Dr. Grover H. Batten, outgoing president, following the Society's annual meeting and premiere of the locally produced cancer movie 'Decision For Life' on Tuesday, September 24, at MacNeil Hall on the Punahou campus."
Nisei soldiers writing letters (ddr-densho-114-37)
img Nisei soldiers writing letters (ddr-densho-114-37)
Original caption: Charmois Area, France. Americans of Japanese descent of the 442nd Combat Team, 100th Infantry Battalion, in bivouac prepare to go late front lines for their first contact with the Germans in France. Tec 5 Teroo Goma, Honokaa, Hawaii; Pvt. Nolan Miyazake, Wailua, Oahu, Hawaii; and Pvt. Kunio Ogawa, Kahului, Maue, Hawaii, write letters and ...
Immigration and Naturalization Service administrators posing with Wilfred Tsukiyama, Neal Blaisdell and Oren E. Long. (ddr-njpa-2-423)
img Immigration and Naturalization Service administrators posing with Wilfred Tsukiyama, Neal Blaisdell and Oren E. Long. (ddr-njpa-2-423)
Caption on reverse: "HONORED GUESTS AT DINNER MEETING: Pictured above are some of the honored guests at last night's 4th Annual New Year dinner meeting of the Citizen's Study Club of Oahu at the Nuuanu YMCA's Atherton auditorium, left to right, William A. Hogan, Hawaii director of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service and Hawaii's Federal ...
Article about Yoshinori Akinaka (ddr-njpa-5-98)
doc Article about Yoshinori Akinaka (ddr-njpa-5-98)
Translation of article: Civil engineer, Mr. Akinaka Yoshinori, opens his office from July 1st. The assistant engineer of the state planning department, Akinaka Yoshinori opened his office at 1061 Alakea St. He is a certified public civil engineer as well as a surveyor. He graduated from McKinley High School and the University of Hawaii. In 1930, ...
Two Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-38)
img Two Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-38)
Original caption: Pfc Robert N. Maeda, left, Waipahu, Oahu, Hawaii, munches a candy bar as he waits with Pfc Lawson I. Sakai, of Grand Junction, Colo., for transportation to a new bivouac area in France. 10/14/44. 2nd Bn., 442nd Combat Team, Chambois Sector. France.
Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-114-49)
img Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-114-49)
Original caption: Castrellina Sector, Italy. At a forward Command Post, Pfc. Bob T. Nakamura of Oahu, Hawaii, 442nd Inf. Regt., 34th Division, makes sure that he will not loose his laundry by hanging it on a jeep. U.S. Fifth Army. 12 July 1944. [The correct spelling of the location is Castellina.]
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 82, No. 16 (April 23, 1976) (ddr-pc-48-16)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 82, No. 16 (April 23, 1976) (ddr-pc-48-16)
Selected article titles: "WW2 Camp for Hawaii Nikkei Recalled" (p. 1), "Honouliuli Internment Camp: Oahu Footnote to a Dark Chapter" (pp. 1-2), "'Go for Broke!' vs. 'Farewell to Manzanar'" (p. 2), and "Steel Cross at Tule Lake Camp Site to Be Rededicated at 2nd Pilgrimage" (p. 4).
Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-92)
img Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-92)
Original caption: Oahu, T.H. Pvt. Naoto Mausuura, Hamakuapoko, Maui, and Tec/Sgt. David Malo, Jr., 110 A. Keaukaha St., Hilo, Hawaii, check the locations of some of the battles in which they fought in Italy, Africa and Southern France. Both men are members of the 100th Infantry Battalion, and have received the Purple Heart and Presidential Citation. ...
Sadaichi Kubota Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-40-9)
vh Sadaichi Kubota Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-40-9)
Constructing barracks in Oahu

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, interviews conducted at the reunion were generally shorter in length than the typical Densho interview and tend to concentrate on the individual's military service during World War II.

Portrait and bio of Permanente Cement plant manager (ddr-njpa-2-1171)
img Portrait and bio of Permanente Cement plant manager (ddr-njpa-2-1171)
Text on reverse: "TO: HAWAII TIMES (WITH PIC), June 27, 1960. James F. Smithson has been appointed manager of Permanente Cement Company's new $13,500,000 cement producing plant at Waianae, Oahu, Hawaii, it was announced today by J.M. Garoutte, operations vice president. For the past three years, Smithson has served as process engineer at Permanente's Northern California ...
Japanese fisherman resting at Kuakini Hospital (ddr-njpa-4-397)
img Japanese fisherman resting at Kuakini Hospital (ddr-njpa-4-397)
Caption on front: "SWORDFISH VICTIM IN HOSPITAL: Sakae Kira, a Japan fisherman who was attacked by a swordfish over 1,000 miles from Oahu last Sun., is now resting at Kuakini Hospital, where he was brought over yesterday afternoon.--(Hawaii Times photo)."
The head of the Girl Scouts in Hawai'i (ddr-njpa-1-843)
img The head of the Girl Scouts in Hawai'i (ddr-njpa-1-843)
Caption on reverse: "National Girl Scout head here: Mrs. Roy F. Layton of Chevy Chase, Md., national president of the Girl Scouts of American, was a special guest at the fall meeting of the Oahu Council of Girl Scouts at 9 this morning at the Ala Wai Clubhouse. She arrived here Tuesday night to visit all ...
Three men meeting about statehood for Hawai'i (ddr-njpa-1-2438)
img Three men meeting about statehood for Hawai'i (ddr-njpa-1-2438)
Caption on reverse: "DAV men testify: Two representatives of the Oahu Chapter No. 1 of the Disabled American Veterans were among those who spoke for statehood for Hawaii yesterday before Judge Carl E. Wimberly, representative of the U.S. senate public lands subcommittee, in the senate chambers of Iolani Palace. Above, left to right, are Terumi Kato, ...
Atherton Richards and agriculture conference panel leaders (ddr-njpa-2-1095)
img Atherton Richards and agriculture conference panel leaders (ddr-njpa-2-1095)
Caption on reverse: "CONFERENCE PANEL LEADERS: Some solutions to the numerous problems concerned with increasing production and marketing of island produce were evolved in panel discussions during the three-day territorial fruit and vegetable industry conference which concludes today on the university campus. Panel speakers pictured, left to right, seated are H. Atherton Richards, Bishop Estate trustee; ...
Veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion (ddr-densho-114-134)
img Veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion (ddr-densho-114-134)
Original caption: Oahu, T.H. These members of the 100th Infantry Bn., composed entirely of Hawaiian AJA's, are entertained by Pfc. Marty Rakitt, 534 S. 16th St., Newark, N.J., on the steps of the 147th General Hospital, Honolulu, T.H. The men in the front row are, l. to r., Pvt. Gerico Hashimoto, Lihue, Kauai; Pfc. Mamoru Takabayashi, ...
Politician taking his oath of office from Wilfred Tsukiyama (ddr-njpa-2-118)
img Politician taking his oath of office from Wilfred Tsukiyama (ddr-njpa-2-118)
Caption on front: "Honolulu-born, California-educated James P. Ferry of Kailua, Windward Oahu, today at 11 a.m. took the oath of office, administered by Chief Justice Wilfred C. Tsukiyama of the Hawaii State Supreme Court, as chairman of the State Board of Land and Natural Resources (an $18,500-a-year-post) in the chief executive's chambers in Iolani Palace. With ...
Wade Warren Thayer speaking at Boy Scout event (ddr-njpa-2-956)
img Wade Warren Thayer speaking at Boy Scout event (ddr-njpa-2-956)
Caption on reverse: "KAMAAINA SCOUTER, NEW EAGLES SHARE HONORS: Wade Warren Thayer, a veteran of 40 years in the Boy Scout movement in Hawaii, is shown addressing the second annual Eagle Scout recognition dinner of the Honolulu Council, Boy Scouts of America, at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel ballroom last night, when he and 31 Oahu Eagle ...
Territorial Home Demonstration Council steering committee members (ddr-njpa-2-1130)
img Territorial Home Demonstration Council steering committee members (ddr-njpa-2-1130)
Caption on reverse: "STEERING COMMITTEE OF HOME COUNCIL CONFERENCE: Above are members of the steering committee of the Territorial Home Demonstration Council, in charge of plans for the second annual conference starting tomorrow and continuing on Sunday and Monday at the University of Hawaii. They are, left to right: Front row, Mrs. Fitz Donnell, registration chairman; ...

Narrator Helene J. Minehira

Nisei female. Born April 30, 1925, in Waipahu, Hawaii. Just before World War II, moved with family to the Ewa Beach area of Oahu, near Pearl Harbor. Witnessed the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Because of proximity to the harbor, family was forced to evacuate their home in Ewa Beach and had ...
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 16 No. 1 (January 7, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-1)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 16 No. 1 (January 7, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-1)
Selected article titles: "WRA to Push Relocation of Evacuee Group" (p. 1), "Nisei Civil Service Workers May Ask Reinstatement, Belief" (p. 1), "No Case of Sabotage in Hawaii, Says Vitousek, Oahu Official" (p. 1), "Gallup Poll Reports Majority Of West Coast People Favor Return of Citizen Japanese" (p. 1), "Government Seeks to Dismiss Korematsu Test Case, ...
A king and queen of Aloha Week gathered with others in formal dress (ddr-njpa-2-500)
img A king and queen of Aloha Week gathered with others in formal dress (ddr-njpa-2-500)
Caption on reverse: "Presented above are the King and Queen of Aloha Week (Mr. Sargent Kahanamoku and Mrs. Anna Kahanamoku), the first husband-and-wife royalty of Aloha Week, who held a court reception last Saturday evening at historic Iolani Palace. The King and Queen yesterday attended services at historic Kawaiahao Church, the Westminster Abbey of Hawaii. Starting ...
Four women sitting at a table (ddr-njpa-5-81)
img Four women sitting at a table (ddr-njpa-5-81)
Caption on reverse: "Nine Isle young women to attend Asilomar confab. Nine young women are leaving Honolulu tonight at 8:30 to attend the annual Western Area Young Adult conference which will be held at Asilomar, Calif., from June 11 to 17. The theme for this year's conference is "Danger -- Women at Work." The Honolulu delegates ...
Samuel B. Kemp administering oaths of office to three judges (ddr-njpa-2-528)
img Samuel B. Kemp administering oaths of office to three judges (ddr-njpa-2-528)
Caption on reverse: "THREE LOCAL JURISTS TAKE OATH: Chief Justice Samuel B. Kemp administired oaths of office to new associate supreme court justice and two circuit judges in the supreme court room at 10 a.m. today. Above, left to right, are: Chief Justice Kemp; Edward A. Towse, new 4th division circuit judge of the 1st judicial ...
Helene J. Minehira Interview (ddr-densho-1000-319)
vh Helene J. Minehira Interview (ddr-densho-1000-319)
Nisei female. Born April 30, 1925, in Waipahu, Hawaii. Just before World War II, moved with family to the Ewa Beach area of Oahu, near Pearl Harbor. Witnessed the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Because of proximity to the harbor, family was forced to evacuate their home in Ewa Beach and had ...
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