A traveling exhibit chronicling the story of the Japanese American experience in World War II opened on Veterans Day at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. “Courage and Compassion: Our Shared Story of the Japanese American WWII Experience” was produced by the Los Angeles-based Go For Broke National Education Center. It will be on display through Saturday, Dec. 9.
GFBNEC president and CEO Dr. Mitchell Maki, board chair Stephen Kagawa and several members of the organization’s board traveled to Hawai‘i for the opening. They were joined by Gov. David Ige and his wife Dawn Amano-Ige; Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., the top military commander in the Indo-Pacific region; and JCCH president and executive director Carole Hayashino.