Day remembers island internees
The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii and the Japanese American Citizens League will conduct a day of remembrance marking the 65th anniversary of the opening of the Honouliuli Internment Camp.
"Never Again: E.O. 9066 to Honouliuli" takes place from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the cultural center.
The free event will cover the history of the camp and developments to preserve it.
Speakers include Frank Hays, Pacific area director of the National Park Services; Jeff Burton, a National Park Service archeologist who has reviewed 35 internment sites; Gail Honda, researcher on the experiences of Hawaii internee Otokichi Ozaki; and law professor Eric Yamamoto, who will speak on civil rights and reparation for historic injustice.
Also at the center, the exhibit "Dark Clouds over Paradise: The Hawaii Internees Story" will be displayed through April 11.
$500 prize awaits Flow Master
Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park seeks competitors for "Da Hawaiian Island Flow Master Competition," to be held from 2 to 4 p.m. March 15.
The contest is open to all ages and will be held on Da Flowrider, the park's stationary wave ride. First prize is $500.
Applications are available at the park. A $20 fee includes admission to the park.
Call 674-9283, ext. 104.