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New national monument on Oahu is a 'gift for future generations'
New national monument on Oahu is a 'gift for future generations'

The creation of a national monument on Oahu to remember the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II is a “great gift for present and future generations.” Carole Hayashino, president and executive director of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, applauded the news that the site of the former Honouliuli internment camp 25 miles northwest of Honolulu is being acquired by the National Park Service. The center led the effort to create the monument. President Obama, who was born on Oahu, is expected to make the announcement Thursday, the 73rd anniversary of the signing of the executive order that allowed the internment. Thousands of U.S. citizens...

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