WHO/WHAT: The University of Hawai‘i West O‘ahu Campus UHWO Library will host a panel discussion with five of the UHWO faculty authors of the recently published “Breaking the Silence: Lessons of Democracy and Social Justice from the World War II Honouliuli Internment and POW Camp in Hawai‘i.

Presenters and their topics include Susan Adler, “The Effect of Internment on Children and Families: Honouliuli and Manzanar;” Leilani Basham, “Ka I‘a Hamau Leo: Silences that Speak Volumes for Honouliuli;” Joyce Chinen, “Transnational Identities, Communities, and the Experiences of Okinawan Internees and Prisoners of War;” Suzanne Falgout, “Honouliuli’s POWs: Making Connections, Generating Changes;” and Alan Rosenfeld, “Neither Aliens nor Enemies: The Hearings of ‘German’ and ‘Italian’ Internees in Wartime Hawai‘i.”

WHEN/WHERE: Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 4-6 p.m. in the West O’ahu Campus, UHWO Library.

COST: Free. For more information, contact Sara Aiello at 689-2703, or email saiello@hawaii.edu.


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