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Japanese Americans in Hawaii during World War II: Resources: Print Books

How to Access Books from Our Collection

Search the UHWO Library Collection in the Hawaii Voyager catalog here:

Or, search the entire UH System Libraries in the Hawaii Voyager catalog here:

Reference Books

The following reference, non-fiction, and fiction resources can be checked out at the UHWO Library's Circulation Desk with a valid UHWO ID card:

Non-Fiction Books

Fiction Books

Featured Resource: Breaking the Silence

This is a collection of articles authored by University of Hawai’i-West O’ahu faculty:

"Ka iʻa hāmau leo: silences that speak volumes for Honouliuli" by Leilani Basham

"Neither aliens nor enemies : the hearings of "German" and "Italian" internees in wartime Hawaiʻi" by Alan Rosenfeld

"Honouliuli's POWs : making connections, generating changes" by Suzanne Falgout 

"Transnational identities, communities, and the experiences of Okinawan internees and prisoners of war" by Joyce N. Chinen

"From priestesses and disciples to witches and traitors : internment of Japanese women at Honouliuli and narratives of 'madwomen'" by Amy Nishimura

"The effect of internment of children and families : Honouliuli and Manzanar" by Susan Matoba Adler

"Psychic wounds from the past : investigating intergenerational trauma in the families of Japanese Americans interned in the Honouliuli Internment and POW Camp" by Garyn K. Tsuru

Borrow it from the UHWO Library