Literary Reading Group

Great Gatsby Read it online for discussion  – Every 2nd and 4th Mondays.

Literary Reading Group Meet at 1311 Kapiolani Blvd. 2nd floor in the Hawaii National Bank Building.

Time: 6:00 pm to 8:30 p.m.

Street Parking or Ala Moana Center

For Information: 808-597-1341

 

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Celebration of West Loch Internees at National Memorial Cemetery on May 21

National Memorial Cemetery Please Join Us – Hawaii Joint Military Forces in collaboration with the African American Diversity Cultural Center Hawaii on May 21, 2015 from         3:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl in Celebration of the West Loch Internees Ceremonies.  The celebration will be with full military honors and protocol.

Admiral Harry Harris is schedule to be keynote speaker.

Adm. Harry Harris

 

FREE EVENT AND THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND.

On Sunday On May 21, 1944 at West Loch Pearl Harbor, an undetermined amount of brave soldiers, Navy and Maritime workers died in what had been classified as a top secret disaster sinking 6 LST Naval Ships and killing several hundreds of Military personnel.

Most of the men who died that day were African Americans with the 29th Chemical Decontamination Unit from Schofield Barracks were unloading ammunition from LST 353.  Two months later, on July 17, 1944 at Port Chicago, in the San Francisco Bay area, approximately 400 African Americans were killed loading ammunition on war ships headed to the Mariana Islands in World War II Pacific Theater.

Reception at Hawaii Mission House Cafe – 5:00 pm to 6:30pm.

For Information call 808-597-1341

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