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Monday, February 4, 2013

Honolulu Film Screening: The Untold Story: Internment of Japanese Americans in Hawaii

Additional Screenings:
Saturday, February 23 /  Consolidated Kaahumanu 6 Theaters / 9am / tickets-$10
Saturday, March 2 / Historic Waimea Theatre / 10am / tickets-$10
Saturday, March 23 / Hawaii Japanese Center (751 Kanoelehua Ave) / 2 screenings -10am & 1:30pm / tickets-$8

WHAT:  Honolulu Screening
WHEN:  Saturday, February 16
WHERE: Consolidated Ward 16 Theaters
TIME:  9:00am (Doors open at 8:30am)
COST:  Ticket prices - $10 for JCCH members; $15 for non-members;
            $12 each for groups of 10 or more
Contact Audrey Muromoto at (808) 945-7633 Ext. 28 for tickets or more information.

Watch the trailer here: (Trailer from Ryan Kawamoto on Vimeo.)

Within 48 hours of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawai‘i authorities arrested several  hundred local Japanese on O‘ahu, Maui, Hawai‘i and Kaua‘i. In total, over 2,000 men and women of Japanese ancestry were arrested, detained and interned in Hawai‘i.
The Untold Story, produced by the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i, is the first full-length documentary to chronicle this little known story in Hawai‘i’s history.  

Mahalo to the film’s sponsors:
Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program - National Park Service
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i
Island Insurance Foundation
The Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation
Japanese American Citizens League - Honolulu Chapter

“This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of the Interior.”

This material received Federal financial assistance for the preservation and interpretation of U.S. confinement sites where Japanese Americans were detained during World War II. Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, the U.S. Department of the Interior prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or age in its federally funded assisted projects. If you believe you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, or facility as described above, or if you desire further information, please write to:

Office of Equal Opportunity
National Park Service
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20240 

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