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Nisei Impact: Star-Advertiser youth storytelling project honors Hawaii’s World War II veterans

The NVL partnered with the Honolulu Star-Advertiser in launching the Nisei Impact Youth Journalism Program that ran from December 2021 through March 2022.  Students from four public and private Oahu high schools volunteered to participate in the program which taught them journalism skills using the Nisei Soldier experience as the story line.  On April 5, 2022, the NVL hosted a celebration ceremony at the Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Oahu, to showcase the journalistic accomplishments of the students.

Hawaii Herald Article, “An Unlikely Friendship: Italian American Nicholas Iosue Mistaken for AJA Leads to Lifelong Friendships”

02/11/2022
Carmine Iosue, adult son of World War II Veteran, Nicholas Iosue (deceased) has touching memories of his dad who formed a strong bond of friendship with members of the 442nd RCT on the battlefield.

16th Annual Nisei Soldiers Memorial Service

Due to covid restrictions the in-person Nisei Soldiers Memorial Service typically held at Punchbowl Cemetery was canceled for the 2nd year in a row.

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Airport Exhibit

Honolulu Airport Nisei Veterans Exhibit

The exhibit is located at the International Terminal, within the Ewa Concourse. The freestanding display is comprised of four panels. The exhibit features the 100th-442nd-MIS on separate panels, with a brief history of each unit. In addition, each panel has a distinguished individual served in...

Address:

300 Rodgers Blvd
Honolulu, HI 96819

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NVLC Traveling Exhibit

April 23, 2017 -April 23, 2017

Unlikely Liberators at Schofield Barracks

Yano Library, Schofield Barracks Army Post, Wahiawa, Hawaii

 

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October 05, 2015 -October 24, 2015

Unlikely Liberators (Kahala Mall)

A photo exhibit curated by military historian, Eric Saul, documents the encounters between Nazi concentration camp prisoners and Nisei soldiers of the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion.

Address:

4211 Waialae Ave
Honolulu, HI 96816

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August 20, 2015 -September 06, 2015

Unlikely Liberators (Temple Emanu-El)

A photo exhibit curated by military historian, Eric Saul, documents the encounters between Nazi concentration camp prisoners and Nisei soldiers of the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion.

Address:

2550 Pali Highway
Honolulu, HI 96817

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