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Hawai'i

Memo from the office of John J. McCloy

Memo from the office of John J. McCloy to an unknown recipient regarding transfer of Hawaiian Kibei to Tule Lake. Author states that Kibei cannot be transferred due to lack of facilities and the fear that the Kibei will add to a growing militant section of internees. This would be ...
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Memo: "Evacuation of Japanese from Hawaii"

Memo from John McCloy to General Eisenhower giving reasons against incarcerating Hawaiian Japanese: lack of materials and shipping, labor shortage that would ensue, and possible tensions between mainland and Hawaiian Japanese. McCloy also worries about the legalities of evacuating Hawaiian Japanese. Suggests that General Emmons should be in charge of ...
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Testimony of Franklin Odo

Written testimony of Franklin Odo, Associate Professor and Director of the Ethnic Studies Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "The Hawaiian Experience." Personal information excised by Densho.
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Memo from J.R. Deane to John McCloy

Memo from J.R. Deane to John McCloy officially rescinding the previous order to evacuate Hawaiian Japanese to the mainland. This new order states that any person of Japanese ancestry "considered as potentially dangerous to national security" will be interned in Hawaii.
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Memo to John J. McCloy from Dwight Eisenhower

Memo to John J. McCloy from Dwight Eisenhower on Hawaiian-Japanese evacuation plans. States that evacuation and detention "in a concentration camp" has been approved, including "enemy aliens" and U.S. citizens.
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 123, No. 7 (October 4-17, 1996)

Selected article titles: "Most Native Hawaiians Favor Self-Determination" (pp. 1, 11), "California Proposition 209 Debate on Affirmative Action Heats Up" (pp. 1, 9), "D.C. Notes: The Confusing Maze of Immigration Reform" (pp. 1, 12), and "Historic Japanese Tombstone in San Diego Stolen" (p. 5).
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 13 (March 29, 1957)

Select article titles: "JACL seeks deletion of 'Fuzz Young' text, use of 'Japs' may bias children" (p. 1); "First Japanese PW Taken in WW2 Found Working For Car Firm" (p. 1); "Nat'l Campaign on Anti-Nisei TV-Films Opens" (p. 1); "Hearing dates for Hawaii statehood set in both Houses" (p ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 5 (August 2, 1957)

Select article titles: "Protest envoy acceptance of 'Jap' Text of 'Night Beat' interview on use of word 'Jap': Ambassador Matsudaira doesn't care; professor dislikes term" (p. 1); "JACL calls on senators to reject further substantive change to civil rights bill; 'heart of House-passed measure cut out" (p. 1); "Dinner ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 83, No. 17 (October 22, 1976)

Selected article titles: "JACL Raps Hayakawa Comment: Was WW2 a 'Blessing in Disguise' Too?" (p. 1), "Pro-Toguri Papers Found in Archives" (pp. 1-2), and "What It Means to Be Hawaiian" (p. 2).
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Martial law in Hawai'i

Hawaii's Japanese Loyal, Says F.B.I. Chief (April 5, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, April 5, 1943, p. 22
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