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Meeting tonight focuses on WWII internment camps


The public is invited to a meeting tonight in Hilo about a National Park Service study about World War II internment sites in Hawaii.

The session is set for 6-8 p.m. at the Hawaii Japanese Center at 751 Kanoelehua Ave.

Comments can be made at the meeting, or by July 15 via email at pwr_honouliuli@nps.gov or at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/honouliuli.

There are 17 identified sites in Hawaii, all of which will be discussed and include the Kilauea Military Camp, Waiakea Prison and the Hilo Independent Japanese Language School on the Big Island.

 

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