skip to Main Content

World War II internee to be featured on call-in radio program

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
M Kodama-Nishimoto, (808) 956-6165
Rsch Assoc, Center for Oral History, Social Science Research Institute
Warren Nishimoto, (808) 956-6260
Director, Center for Oral History, Social Science Research Institute
Posted: Mar 17, 2010

Warren Nishimoto and Michi Kodama-Nishimoto, both of the UH Mānoa Center for Oral History, will host Lily Hatanaka, a Hawaiʻi-born World War II internee, on the call-in radio program, "Thinking Out Loud." 
The discussion will focus on the wartime experiences and observations of Hatanaka who was removed from San Diego and incarcerated at Santa Anita Assembly Center and Poston Relocation Camp. She is one of several Hawaiʻi-born internees now being interviewed by the UH Mānoa Center for Oral History in a federally-funded project entitled, "Captive on the US Mainland."
To join the discussion on Monday, March 22, from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. on 1210 AM KZOO, call (808) 941-5966 or email
The radio program is sponsored by UH Mānoa's College of Social Sciences and Center for Japanese Studies, the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i, the Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities, and Barnes & Noble Bookstores.