February 22, 2014

CAPAC Members Observe Day of Remembrance

Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii): “Seventy two years ago, hundreds of thousands of innocent Japanese Americans were taken from their families and uprooted from their homes. As time passes, we must continue to share their stories and ensure that future generations don’t repeat the mistakes of the past. Part of this commitment is making certain that internment sites across the country are protected and preserved.

“I am dedicated to working with Secretary [Sally] Jewell and the Department of Interior to ensure that these sites, such as Honouliuli Internment Camp on Oahu, continue to serve as solemn reminders of this great injustice.”

Read the entire piece at: http://www.rafu.com/2014/02/capac-members-observe-day-of-remembrance/

Source: The Rafu Shimpo