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The Land without Heroes

Keith L. Camacho

in Cultures of Commemoration: The Politics of War, Memory, and History in the Mariana Islands

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835460
eISBN:
9780824868512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835460.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the historical development of Liberation Day in the Northern Mariana Islands, along with the various commemorations created by Americans and Japanese in a place dubbed “the land ... More


Places of Memory, Sites of Forgetting

Judith A. Bennett

in Natives and Exotics: World War II and Environment in the Southern Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832650
eISBN:
9780824871369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832650.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter documents the use of war memorials and other methods of commemorating the dead after the war. While souvenirs embody place, the settings of death and loss adhere more meaning to the ... More


Epilogue

Manako Ogawa

in Sea of Opportunity: The Japanese Pioneers of the Fishing Industry in Hawaii

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839611
eISBN:
9780824869595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839611.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter highlights the ethnic diversification of the islands’ fishing industry, which catered to the drastically changing economic, ethnic, social, and cultural structures of ... More


Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands

Mark J. Rauzon

in Isles of Amnesia: The History, Geography, and Restoration of America's Forgotten Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846794
eISBN:
9780824868314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846794.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Guam is the largest of the Mariana Islands and the westernmost American commonwealth. Guam has been impacted for centuries starting the native Chamorros then the Spanish, Japanese, and after the war, ... More


Return to Kohala

Glenn Wharton

in The Painted King: Art, Activism, and Authenticity in Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834951
eISBN:
9780824871260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834951.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter recounts the events surrounding the return of the author (Glenn Wharton) to Kohala. Wharton described the slow stream of tourists who stopped, took pictures in front of the imposing ... More


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