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Father's arrest by the FBI

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June 2, 2009

Densho Visual History Collection


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Edward K. Honda

Edward K. Honda Interview

00:44:13 — 11 segments

June 2, 2009

Honolulu, Hawaii

Sansei male. Born July 7, 1945, in the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Parents were from Hawaii, but father was picked up by the FBI following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and mother went to rejoin him on the mainland. After leaving camp, lived briefly in New York City before returning to Hawaii, where parents separated. Birth father, Hiroshi Honda, was an artist, and Edward discovered originals of his paintings many years later.

Megan Asaka, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer


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