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Kazuhisa Abe (ddr-njpa-5-122)
img Kazuhisa Abe (ddr-njpa-5-122)
Hawaii Times advertising department, Hilo.
Kazuhisa Abe (ddr-njpa-5-121)
img Kazuhisa Abe (ddr-njpa-5-121)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Hawaii Times advertising department, Hilo."
Man kneeling by others (ddr-densho-466-657)
img Man kneeling by others (ddr-densho-466-657)
Caption below photo on album page: Calvin Murashige (Hilo Hawaii)
Tents in field (ddr-densho-466-655)
img Tents in field (ddr-densho-466-655)
Caption below photo on album page: Sugure Kanno Hilo Hawaii
Article about Sadanosuke Hata (ddr-njpa-5-1333)
doc Article about Sadanosuke Hata (ddr-njpa-5-1333)
Translation of article: Sadanosuke Hata, Hilo brewery company president. He has traveled between Japan and Hawaii ninety times.

Narrator Kazue Murakami Tanimoto

Nisei female. Born January 28, 1919, in Hilo, Hawaii. Grew up in Hilo before moving to Japan in 1934. Attended school in Japan, returning to Hilo before the outbreak of World War II. During the war, father was arrested and removed to the Kilauea Military Camp and Sand Island internment camps, Hawaii. During father's absence, took …
Kazue Murakami Tanimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1000-285)
vh Kazue Murakami Tanimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1000-285)
Nisei female. Born January 28, 1919, in Hilo, Hawaii. Grew up in Hilo before moving to Japan in 1934. Attended school in Japan, returning to Hilo before the outbreak of World War II. During the war, father was arrested and removed to the Kilauea Military Camp and Sand Island internment camps, Hawaii. During father's absence, took …
Muriel Chiyo Tanaka Onishi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-243)
vh Muriel Chiyo Tanaka Onishi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-243)
Nisei female. Born March 6, 1921, in Hilo, Hawaii. Grew up in Hilo, where parents were Japanese language school teachers. In 1939, moved to Japan to obtain medical treatment, and attended school there. During World War II, was conscripted into the Japanese military and worked as an interpreter, translating U.S. radio transmissions for General Headquarters in …

Narrator Haruye Murakami Hagiwara

Nisei female. Born March 25, 1928, in Hilo, Hawaii. Grew up in Hilo, where father worked for a Japanese-language newspaper. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, father was arrested and detained at the Kilauea Military Camp and Sand Island internment camp. After the war, attended the University of Hawaii, then returned to Hilo in 1950.

Narrator Muriel Chiyo Tanaka Onishi

Nisei female. Born March 6, 1921, in Hilo, Hawaii. Grew up in Hilo, where parents were Japanese language school teachers. In 1939, moved to Japan to obtain medical treatment, and attended school there. During World War II, was conscripted into the Japanese military and worked as an interpreter, translating U.S. radio transmissions for General Headquarters in …
Haruye Murakami Hagiwara Interview (ddr-densho-1000-284)
vh Haruye Murakami Hagiwara Interview (ddr-densho-1000-284)
Nisei female. Born March 25, 1928, in Hilo, Hawaii. Grew up in Hilo, where father worked for a Japanese-language newspaper. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, father was arrested and detained at the Kilauea Military Camp and Sand Island internment camp. After the war, attended the University of Hawaii, then returned to Hilo in 1950.

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June M. Hoshida Honma Interview (ddr-densho-1000-256)
vh June M. Hoshida Honma Interview (ddr-densho-1000-256)
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 …

Narrator Bill Thompson

Nisei male of Japanese and Scottish descent. Born in Hilo, Hawaii, 1924. Volunteered and served in the all Japanese American 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Headquarter's Company, Second Battalion's Anti-tank Platoon. Returned to Hawaii following the war where he attended the University of Hawaii, and later worked for the municipal government. Active in the 442nd Veterans Club …

Narrator 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 …
Kenneth and Masako (Kawaguchi) Yamamoto Family Collection (ddr-densho-492)
Collection Kenneth and Masako (Kawaguchi) Yamamoto Family Collection (ddr-densho-492)
The collection consists of three yearbooks, two for Kenneth Yamamoto from Gila River both from his senior year and as a faculty member the following year, and for Masako Kawaguchi from Heart Mountain. The additional 57 photos represent the Yamamoto family's life in Hawaii, including photos of Hilo Boarding School, the family's house and miscellaneous views …
Fifth Army Headquarters (ddr-densho-114-48)
img Fifth Army Headquarters (ddr-densho-114-48)
Original caption: Brescia Area, Italy. Pfc. Yoshito, Hilo, Hawaii, of Company "L", 3rd Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment, stands guard at the headquarters building of the Fifth Army enemy concentration area. He is an American of Japanese descent. 21 May 1945.
Soichi T. Yamamoto (ddr-densho-492-26)
img Soichi T. Yamamoto (ddr-densho-492-26)
Studio portrait of Soichi T. Yamamoto sitting in front of a backdrop. Written on the front is "Hilo Hawaii / Suit - Made by Mother" in blue ink. Written on the back in the upper left corner is "18 yrs" in blue ink.

Narrator Sadaichi Kubota

Nisei male. Born March, 1921 in Hilo, Hawaii. Was a lieutenant in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Instrumental in clearing the court-martial conviction of Shiro Kashino, a member of his unit.

Narrator Howard H. Furumoto

Nisei male. Grew up in Hilo, Hawaii. Was a veterinary student at Kansas State University when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. Volunteered for the Military Intelligence Service, and served in Burma with the Merrill's Marauders.
Nisei soldiers eating (ddr-densho-114-44)
img Nisei soldiers eating (ddr-densho-114-44)
Original caption: North Africa Theater. Japanese soldiers in the U.S. Army, are eating chow in the field, using a pan for a stove, L to R: Capt. Victor J. Bonin, Lowell, Mass., and Hilo, Hawaii; Pfc. Morio Kidani, Honolulu; and Pfc. Yasuo Takenouchi, Kapaa, Kauai. 1943.
Sadaichi Kubota Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-40-2)
vh Sadaichi Kubota Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-40-2)
Memories of prewar life in Hilo, Hawaii

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 …

Bill Thompson Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-90-11)
vh Bill Thompson Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-90-11)
Family background, growing up in Hilo, Hawaii: "Heaven on earth"

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Given the full conference schedule, interviews conducted at the reunion were shorter in length than typical Densho interviews and concentrated on a single topic, namely, the individual's military …

Narrator Izumi Hirano

Kibei male. Born February 25, 1929, in Hilo, Hawaii. At the age of four, moved to Japan, where family operated a farm. Attended school in Japan during World War II. Was in school in Hiroshima when the United States dropped the atomic bomb in 1945. Survived the bombing along with mother and brother. In 1949, returned …
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