Honouliuli Internment Camp sought for national park

William Cole
Honolulu Star-Advertiser

At the start of World War II, about 2,000 Hawaii people of Japanese ancestry were incarcerated, with Honouliuli Gulch becoming the largest and longest-used confinement site in the territory.

On the West Coast those of Japanese heritage — two-thirds of them American-born citizens — were forced from their homes under presidential executive order and sent to camps, according to the National Park Service.

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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
9 May 2014