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    "title": "Hawaii, End of the Rainbow (book)",
    "body": "<div class=\"mw-parser-output\">\n <div id=\"databox-BooksDisplay\">\n  <table class=\"infobox\" width=\"200px;\">\n   <tbody>\n    <tr>\n     <th scope=\"row\" style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      Title\n     </th>\n     <td style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      Hawaii, End of the Rainbow\n     </td>\n    </tr>\n    <tr>\n     <th scope=\"row\" style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      Author\n     </th>\n     <td style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      Kazuo Miyamoto\n     </td>\n    </tr>\n    <tr>\n     <th scope=\"row\" style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      Original Publisher\n     </th>\n     <td style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc.\n     </td>\n    </tr>\n    <tr>\n     <th scope=\"row\" style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      Original Publication Date\n     </th>\n     <td style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      1964\n     </td>\n    </tr>\n    <tr>\n     <th scope=\"row\" style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      Pages\n     </th>\n     <td style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      511\n     </td>\n    </tr>\n    <tr>\n     <th scope=\"row\" style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      WorldCat Link\n     </th>\n     <td style=\"text-align:left;\">\n      <a class=\"external free offsite\" href=\"\" rel=\"nofollow\">\n\n      </a>\n     </td>\n    </tr>\n   </tbody>\n  </table>\n </div>\n <div id=\"databox-Books\" style=\"display:none;\">\n  <p>\n   Title:Hawaii, End of the Rainbow;\nAuthor:Kazuo Miyamoto;\nIllustrator:;\nOrigTitle:;\nCountry:;\nLanguage:;\nSeries:;\nGenre:;\nPublisher:Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc.;\nPubDate:1964;\nCurrentPublisher:;\nCurrentPubDate:;\nMediaType:;\nPages:511;\nAwards:;\nISBN:;\nWorldCatLink:\n   <a class=\"external free offsite\" href=\"\" rel=\"nofollow\">\n\n   </a>\n   ;\n  </p>\n </div>\n <div class=\"rgonly\">\n  <!--\"rgdatabox-CoreDisplay\" removed-->\n  <div id=\"rgdatabox-Core\" style=\"display:none;\">\n   <p>\n    RGMediaType:books;\nTitle:Hawaii, End of the Rainbow;\nCreators:Kazuo Miyamoto;\nInterestLevel:Grades 9-12; Adult;\nReadingLevel:;\nGuidedReadingLevel:;\nLexile:;\nTheme:Immigrant experience; Injustice; Will to survive; Working class struggles;\nGenre:Historical Fiction;\nPoV:;\nRelatedEvents:;\nAvailability:Available;\nFreeWebVersion:Yes;\nPrimarySecondary:;\nHasTeachingAids:No;\nWarnings:;\nDenshoTopic:;\nGeography:Hawai'i;\nChronology:1900s to 1940s;\nFacility:;\n   </p>\n  </div>\n </div>\n <p>\n  <a class=\"encyc notrg\" href=\"/Kazuo_Miyamoto/\" title=\"Kazuo Miyamoto\">\n   Kazuo Miyamoto\n  </a>\n  (1897–1988) was a\n  <a class=\"encyc notrg\" href=\"/Nisei/\" title=\"Nisei\">\n   Nisei\n  </a>\n  doctor and author who was interned at various incarceration camps for the duration of World War II as a result of the publication of his observations during the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945). During his incarceration at\n  <a class=\"encyc notrg\" href=\"/Sand_Island_(detention_facility)/\" title=\"Sand Island (detention facility)\">\n   Sand Island\n  </a>\n  , Miyamoto began writing\n  <i>\n   Hawaii, End of the Rainbow\n  </i>\n  , which took him seventeen years to complete. Although a fictional account of the experiences of Japanese immigrants spanning nearly seventy years from their arrival in the Islands to World War II, it provides key insights from a participant in these important events.\n </p>\n <div aria-labelledby=\"mw-toc-heading\" class=\"toc\" id=\"toc\" role=\"navigation\">\n  <input class=\"toctogglecheckbox\" id=\"toctogglecheckbox\" role=\"button\" style=\"display:none\" type=\"checkbox\"/>\n  <div class=\"toctitle\" dir=\"ltr\" lang=\"en\">\n   <h2 id=\"mw-toc-heading\">\n    Contents\n   </h2>\n   <span class=\"toctogglespan\">\n    <label class=\"toctogglelabel\" for=\"toctogglecheckbox\">\n    </label>\n   </span>\n  </div>\n  <ul>\n   <li class=\"toclevel-1 tocsection-1\">\n    <a class=\"\" href=\"#Book_and_Author_Overview\">\n     <span class=\"tocnumber\">\n      1\n     </span>\n     <span class=\"toctext\">\n      Book and Author Overview\n     </span>\n    </a>\n   </li>\n   <li class=\"toclevel-1 tocsection-2\">\n    <a class=\"\" href=\"#Reaction_and_Impact\">\n     <span class=\"tocnumber\">\n      2\n     </span>\n     <span class=\"toctext\">\n      Reaction and Impact\n     </span>\n    </a>\n   </li>\n   <li class=\"toclevel-1\">\n    <a class=\"\" href=\"#Find_in_the_Digital_Library_of_Japanese_American_Incarceration\">\n     <span class=\"tocnumber\">\n      3\n     </span>\n     <span class=\"toctext\">\n      Find in the Digital Library of Japanese American Incarceration\n     </span>\n    </a>\n   </li>\n   <li class=\"toclevel-1 tocsection-3\">\n    <a class=\"\" href=\"#For_More_Information\">\n     <span class=\"tocnumber\">\n      4\n     </span>\n     <span class=\"toctext\">\n      For More Information\n     </span>\n    </a>\n   </li>\n   <li class=\"toclevel-1 tocsection-4\">\n    <a class=\"\" href=\"#Footnotes\">\n     <span class=\"tocnumber\">\n      5\n     </span>\n     <span class=\"toctext\">\n      Footnotes\n     </span>\n    </a>\n   </li>\n  </ul>\n </div>\n <div class=\"section\" id=\"Book_and_Author_Overview\">\n  <h2>\n   <span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"Book_and_Author_Overview\">\n    Book and Author Overview\n   </span>\n  </h2>\n  <div class=\"section_content\">\n   <p>\n    Born in 'O'okala, Hawai'i, Miyamoto grew up in a family that included two brothers and three sisters. Miyamoto attended Stanford University and studied medicine at Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, Missouri. Following his graduation, Miyamoto spent nine years in Honolulu as a general practitioner and then traveled to Japan to further pursue his medical career during two years of study.\n    <sup class=\"reference\" id=\"cite_ref-ftnt_ref1_1-0\">\n     <a class=\"\" href=\"#cite_note-ftnt_ref1-1\">\n      [1]\n     </a>\n    </sup>\n    In the midst of the Second Sino-Japanese War, Miyamoto was able to accompany a friend's father who was a Diet (parliamentary) member on a two-month trip to China. During these two months, he recorded his observations for future publication entitled\n    <i>\n     Glimpses of Formosa and China under Japanese Occupation 1937-1939\n    </i>\n    . However, this publication would have far reaching consequences as it would become the justification for his internment. During his incarceration at Sand Island, Miyamoto began writing\n    <i>\n     Hawaii, End of the Rainbow\n    </i>\n    , a fictional account of the events unfolding in his own life. According to Miyamoto, he felt compelled to write this book as \"had I not written this story there is perhaps no one else who could have presented it to the world as it actually happened in the concentration camps and relocation centers.\"\n    <sup class=\"reference\" id=\"cite_ref-ftnt_ref2_2-0\">\n     <a class=\"\" href=\"#cite_note-ftnt_ref2-2\">\n      [2]\n     </a>\n    </sup>\n    Miyamoto added that he \"did not write in an [vindictive] mood and I did not materially deviate from the truth.\" Instead he felt that \"what happened is important history and, as such, is recorded so that in the future . . . America may not repeat the gross mistakes of the past\" in regards to the rights of minorities.\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    The first part of the novel centers on the experience of two fictional\n    <a class=\"encyc notrg\" href=\"/Issei/\" title=\"Issei\">\n     Issei\n    </a>\n    families—the Aratas and the Murayamas—as they leave Japan to work on the\n    <a class=\"encyc notrg\" href=\"/Plantations/\" title=\"Plantations\">\n     plantations\n    </a>\n    in Kaua'i and Hawai'i. Through these characters, Miyamoto depicts the challenges that Japanese laborers faced working under grueling conditions. As they engaged in\n    <i>\n     hole hole\n    </i>\n    field work or labored in the plantation mills, they began to establish the fledging Japanese community with the arrival of\n    <a class=\"encyc notrg\" href=\"/Picture_brides/\" title=\"Picture brides\">\n     picture brides\n    </a>\n    . The second part of the book focuses on the lives of their children and as the Nisei are successfully Americanized, some even sojourn to the mainland for work and education despite growing hostilities between Japan and the United States. The third part of the book centers on the experiences of the Arata and Murayama families during World War II as they are deemed suspect and interned for the duration of the conflict. After being relocated to various internment camps, by a twist of fate the two families who once shared a Waikiki picnic to celebrate their nuptials decades earlier, are reunited in\n    <a class=\"encyc notrg\" href=\"/Jerome/\" title=\"Jerome\">\n     Jerome\n    </a>\n    , Arkansas. With the conclusion of the war, the families are allowed to return home to Hawai'i to begin the challenge of rebuilding their lives.\n   </p>\n  </div>\n </div>\n <div class=\"section\" id=\"Reaction_and_Impact\">\n  <h2>\n   <span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"Reaction_and_Impact\">\n    Reaction and Impact\n   </span>\n  </h2>\n  <div class=\"section_content\">\n   <p>\n    Although reviewer Martin J. Sherwin was critical of Miyamoto's \"welter of peripheral matters and lines of weak dialogue,\" Sherwin acknowledged the value of Miyamoto's work as \"it serves as a symbolic expression of a new era of 'acceptance' and success for Japanese-Americans.\"\n    <sup class=\"reference\" id=\"cite_ref-ftnt_ref3_3-0\">\n     <a class=\"\" href=\"#cite_note-ftnt_ref3-3\">\n      [3]\n     </a>\n    </sup>\n    Scholar Stephen H. Sumida also noted the importance of Miyamoto's book as \"the most comprehensive novel yet written of the history of Hawaii's Japanese immigrants and their children\" as it transcends the traditional narrative of the Japanese American success story.\n    <sup class=\"reference\" id=\"cite_ref-ftnt_ref4_4-0\">\n     <a class=\"\" href=\"#cite_note-ftnt_ref4-4\">\n      [4]\n     </a>\n    </sup>\n    Unlike other novels that are limited to the prewar history of the Issei, Miyamoto and other authors like Milton Murayama bridge the story of Japanese Americans before and during World War II to encompass what the\n    <i>\n     Christian Century\n    </i>\n    described as \"whole unhappy story.\"\n    <sup class=\"reference\" id=\"cite_ref-ftnt_ref5_5-0\">\n     <a class=\"\" href=\"#cite_note-ftnt_ref5-5\">\n      [5]\n     </a>\n    </sup>\n    Appropriately, Miyamoto ends his novel with his characters gazing at Diamond Head on their return trip home as they still longed to return to Hawai'i, \"a still-shimmering dream at the rainbow's end.\"\n    <sup class=\"reference\" id=\"cite_ref-ftnt_ref6_6-0\">\n     <a class=\"\" href=\"#cite_note-ftnt_ref6-6\">\n      [6]\n     </a>\n    </sup>\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    Following its publication,\n    <i>\n     Hawaii, End of the Rainbow\n    </i>\n    (1964) was translated into Japanese and published under the title of\n    <i>\n     Hawai nisei monogatari\n    </i>\n    (1968). In addition to establishing a flourishing medical practice, Miyamoto wrote two other books,\n    <i>\n     Vikings of the Far East\n    </i>\n    (1975) and\n    <i>\n     One Man's Journey: a Spiritual Autobiography\n    </i>\n    (1981). As one of the first published fictional accounts written about Hawai'i internment by a former internee,\n    <i>\n     Hawaii, End of the Rainbow\n    </i>\n    remains an important work in Japanese American literature.\n    <sup class=\"reference\" id=\"cite_ref-ftnt_ref7_7-0\">\n     <a class=\"\" href=\"#cite_note-ftnt_ref7-7\">\n      [7]\n     </a>\n    </sup>\n   </p>\n   <div id=\"authorByline\">\n    <b>\n     Authored by\n     <a class=\"encyc notrg\" href=\"/Kelli_Y._Nakamura/\" title=\"Kelli Y. Nakamura\">\n      Kelli Y. Nakamura\n     </a>\n     , University of Hawai'i\n    </b>\n   </div>\n   <div id=\"citationAuthor\" style=\"display:none;\">\n    Nakamura, Kelli\n   </div>\n  </div>\n </div>\n <div class=\"section\" id=\"Find_in_the_Digital_Library_of_Japanese_American_Incarceration\">\n  <h2>\n   <span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"Find_in_the_Digital_Library_of_Japanese_American_Incarceration\">\n    Find in the Digital Library of Japanese American Incarceration\n   </span>\n  </h2>\n  <div class=\"section_content\">\n   <p>\n    <b>\n     <a class=\"external text offsite\" href=\"\" rel=\"nofollow\">\n      Hawaii, End of the Rainbow\n     </a>\n    </b>\n   </p>\n   <p style=\"font-size:8pt;line-height:1.5;color: #aaa;\">\n    This item has been made freely available in the\n    <a class=\"external text offsite\" href=\"\" rel=\"nofollow\">\n     Digital Library of Japanese American Incarceration\n    </a>\n    , a collaborative project with\n    <a class=\"external text offsite\" href=\"\" rel=\"nofollow\">\n     Internet Archive\n    </a>\n    .\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    <br/>\n    Might also like:\n    <i>\n     <a class=\"encyc rg\" href=\"/Upon_Their_Shoulders_(book)/\" title=\"Upon Their Shoulders (book)\">\n      Upon Their Shoulders\n     </a>\n    </i>\n    by Shelley Ayame Nishimura Ota;\n    <i>\n     <a class=\"external text offsite\" href=\"\" rel=\"nofollow\">\n      The Issei Prisoners of the San Pedro Internment Center\n     </a>\n    </i>\n    by Stanley Kanzaki;\n    <i>\n     <a class=\"external text offsite\" href=\"\" rel=\"nofollow\">\n      Color of the Sea\n     </a>\n    </i>\n    by John Hamamura\n   </p>\n  </div>\n </div>\n <div class=\"section\" id=\"For_More_Information\">\n  <h2>\n   <span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"For_More_Information\">\n    For More Information\n   </span>\n  </h2>\n  <div class=\"section_content\">\n   <p>\n    \"Before the bombs fell: A look at pre-war Hawaii.\"\n    <i>\n     Hawaii Herald\n    </i>\n    1:14 (December 5, 1980): 1-6.\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    \"Kazuo Miyamoto,\"\n    <i>\n     Honolulu Advertiser\n    </i>\n    , 19 February 1988, D-2.\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    Miyamoto, Kazuo.\n    <i>\n     Glimpses of Formosa and China Under Japanese Occupation in 1939\n    </i>\n    . [Tokyo, 1939].\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    ———.\n    <i>\n     Hawaii, End of the Rainbow\n    </i>\n    . Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc., 1964.\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    ———.\n    <i>\n     Hawai nisei monogatari\n    </i>\n    . Tokyo: Doho Kyokai, 1968.\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    ———.\n    <i>\n     One Man's Journey: a Spiritual Autobiography\n    </i>\n    . Honolulu: The Buddhist Study Center, 1981.\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    ———.\n    <i>\n     Vikings of the Far East\n    </i>\n    , New York: Vantage Press, 1975.\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    Newman, Katherine. \"Hawaiian-American Literature Today: The Cultivation of Mangoes\" MELUS 6:3 (Summer 1979): 46-77.\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    Okihiro, Michael M. \"Japanese Doctors in Hawai'i\"\n    <i>\n     Hawaiian Journal of History\n    </i>\n    36 (2002): 105-117.\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    Review of\n    <i>\n     Hawaii: End of the Rainbow\n    </i>\n    , by Kazuo Miyamoto.\n    <i>\n     Christian Century\n    </i>\n    (March 18, 1964): 366.\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    Sherwin, Martin J. Review of\n    <i>\n     Hawaii: End of the Rainbow\n    </i>\n    , by Kazuo Miyamoto.\n    <i>\n     Pacific Historical Review\n    </i>\n    33:4 (Nov., 1964): 490-91.\n   </p>\n   <p>\n    Sumida, Stephen H.\n    <i>\n     And the View from the Shore: Literary Traditions of Hawai'i\n    </i>\n    . Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1991.\n   </p>\n  </div>\n </div>\n <div class=\"section\" id=\"Footnotes\">\n  <h2>\n   <span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"Footnotes\">\n    Footnotes\n   </span>\n  </h2>\n  <div class=\"section_content\">\n   <div class=\"reflist\" style=\"list-style-type: decimal;\">\n    <div class=\"mw-references-wrap\">\n     <ol class=\"references\">\n      <li id=\"cite_note-ftnt_ref1-1\">\n       <span class=\"mw-cite-backlink\">\n        <a class=\"\" href=\"#cite_ref-ftnt_ref1_1-0\">\n         ↑\n        </a>\n       </span>\n       <span class=\"reference-text\">\n        Kazuo Miyamoto,\n        <i>\n         Vikings of the Far East\n        </i>\n        (New York: Vantage Press, 1975), About the Author; Kazuo Miyamoto,\n        <i>\n         One Man's Journey: a Spiritual Autobiography\n        </i>\n        (Honolulu: The Buddhist Study Center, 1981), 84-85.\n       </span>\n      </li>\n      <li id=\"cite_note-ftnt_ref2-2\">\n       <span class=\"mw-cite-backlink\">\n        <a class=\"\" href=\"#cite_ref-ftnt_ref2_2-0\">\n         ↑\n        </a>\n       </span>\n       <span class=\"reference-text\">\n        Kazuo Miyamoto,\n        <i>\n         Hawaii, End of the Rainbow\n        </i>\n        (Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc., 1964), 9.\n       </span>\n      </li>\n      <li id=\"cite_note-ftnt_ref3-3\">\n       <span class=\"mw-cite-backlink\">\n        <a class=\"\" href=\"#cite_ref-ftnt_ref3_3-0\">\n         ↑\n        </a>\n       </span>\n       <span class=\"reference-text\">\n        Martin J. Sherwin, review of\n        <i>\n         Hawaii: End of the Rainbow\n        </i>\n        , by Kazuo Miyamoto,\n        <i>\n         Pacific Historical Review\n        </i>\n        33:4 (Nov., 1964): 491.\n       </span>\n      </li>\n      <li id=\"cite_note-ftnt_ref4-4\">\n       <span class=\"mw-cite-backlink\">\n        <a class=\"\" href=\"#cite_ref-ftnt_ref4_4-0\">\n         ↑\n        </a>\n       </span>\n       <span class=\"reference-text\">\n        Stephen H. Sumida,\n        <i>\n         And the View from the Shore: Literary Traditions of Hawai'i\n        </i>\n        (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1991), 216.\n       </span>\n      </li>\n      <li id=\"cite_note-ftnt_ref5-5\">\n       <span class=\"mw-cite-backlink\">\n        <a class=\"\" href=\"#cite_ref-ftnt_ref5_5-0\">\n         ↑\n        </a>\n       </span>\n       <span class=\"reference-text\">\n        Review of\n        <i>\n         Hawaii: End of the Rainbow\n        </i>\n        , by Kazuo Miyamoto.\n        <i>\n         Christian Century\n        </i>\n        (March 18, 1964): 366.\n       </span>\n      </li>\n      <li id=\"cite_note-ftnt_ref6-6\">\n       <span class=\"mw-cite-backlink\">\n        <a class=\"\" href=\"#cite_ref-ftnt_ref6_6-0\">\n         ↑\n        </a>\n       </span>\n       <span class=\"reference-text\">\n        Sumida, 217.\n       </span>\n      </li>\n      <li id=\"cite_note-ftnt_ref7-7\">\n       <span class=\"mw-cite-backlink\">\n        <a class=\"\" href=\"#cite_ref-ftnt_ref7_7-0\">\n         ↑\n        </a>\n       </span>\n       <span class=\"reference-text\">\n        Katherine Newman, \"Hawaiian-American Literature Today: The Cultivation of Mangoes\" MELUS 6:3 (Summer 1979): 69.\n       </span>\n      </li>\n     </ol>\n    </div>\n   </div>\n   <!-- \nNewPP limit report\nCached time: 20240129192951\nCache expiry: 86400\nDynamic content: false\nComplications: []\nCPU time usage: 0.020 seconds\nReal time usage: 0.025 seconds\nPreprocessor visited node count: 425/1000000\nPost‐expand include size: 6158/2097152 bytes\nTemplate argument size: 1191/2097152 bytes\nHighest expansion depth: 5/40\nExpensive parser function count: 0/100\nUnstrip recursion depth: 0/20\nUnstrip post‐expand size: 2717/5000000 bytes\nExtLoops count: 0\n-->\n   <!--\nTransclusion expansion time report (%,ms,calls,template)\n100.00%   16.346      1 -total\n 19.18%    3.136      1 Template:Reflist\n 14.65%    2.395      1 Template:RGDatabox-Core\n 12.97%    2.120      1 Template:Databox-Books\n  8.91%    1.456      1 Template:Published\n  8.35%    1.365      1 Template:AuthorByline\n  8.00%    1.308      1 Template:FindAtIA\n-->\n   <!-- Saved in parser cache with key encycmw:pcache:idhash:1794-0!canonical and timestamp 20240129192951 and revision id 36022\n -->\n  </div>\n </div>\n</div>\n<div class=\"toplink\">\n <a href=\"#top\">\n  <i class=\"icon-chevron-up\">\n  </i>\n  Top\n </a>\n</div>",
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