Grace Sugita Hawley Oral History Inteview, Part 1

Grace Sugita Hawley talked about being detained during World War II. She was 10 years old and living in Honolulu, Hawaii, when the… read more

Grace Sugita Hawley talked about being detained during World War II. She was 10 years old and living in Honolulu, Hawaii, when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. She and her family were forcibly held during the war in mainland internment camps, including the Jerome and Heart Mountain relocation centers. Ms. Hawley recalled her Hawaiian childhood, internment, her uncle’s death in Hiroshima, and the difficulties her family faced after being released. 

This is the first of two parts.

This interview from the Densho Visual History Collection was conducted June 3, 2009, in Honolulu, Hawaii, by Megan Asaka for Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
294525-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
First Aired:
Jul 24, 2010
Last Aired:
Jul 25, 2010

Airing Details

  • Jul 24, 2010 | 3:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 24, 2010 | 9:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 25, 2010 | 3:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 25, 2010 | 9:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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