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Kaiser High School Honors the Nisei Veterans

03/19/2020
In conjunction with Jayna Omaye of the Honolulu Magazine and the NVL, Kaiser High School students held a special history program to honor Hawaii’s Nisei Veterans on March 3, 2020.   The event was coordinated by Teacher Lory Dillon and conducted entirely by students including JROTC cadets.  Lynn Heirakuji opened the event by providing an overview of the Army units in which the Nisei Soldiers served during WWII. Veterans Shinye Gima, MIS, and Kenji Ego, 442nd RCT, spoke passionately about their experiences in the war and after the war, and fielded several insightful questions from the students...

MIS Veterans Education Society of Hawaii holds its Annual Shinnenkai

01/26/2020
The Military Intelligence Service (MIS) Veterans Education Society of Hawaii held its annual 2020 Shinnenkai at the Natsunoya Teahouse on January 26, 2020.  Incoming MIS President, Dr. Shinye Gima, MIS Veteran, invited Lynn Heirakuji, incoming President of the NVL, to speak about her career in Washington, DC.  Dr. Gima presented outgoing MIS President Larry Enomoto with an appreciation plaque for his many years of dedicated support. The event which was attended by seven MIS Veterans and many descendants also included the administering of the oath of office to the...

100th Combat Chaplain Israel Yost

02/22/2020
The 100th Bn Veterans Club has arranged for a historic first-person interpretation presentation of the100th Battalion Combat Chaplain Israel Yost. The presentation will occur this Saturday at 10:00 am. This is a no charge event.

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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...

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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.

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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.

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2550 Pali Highway
Honolulu, HI 96817

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