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JCCH Media Center

View JCCH's documentaries, exhibition media, and video life histories in support of our mission and work.

Watch Rena Gao, a Shin-Issei that grew up in Honolulu, as she chats with Locals in our video series, Wakame 若目.
Watch the first full-length documentary to chronicle the internment experience of Japanese Americans in Hawai‘i
These films share untold first-hand accounts of island residents and their experiences of being detained during World War II.
From taking that first hesitant step off a boat's wooden plank onto a foreign land to having your country patriotism questioned after the bombing of Pearl Harbor - experience the multi-generational history of the Japanese in Hawai'i.
Jane Yonamine, Musashimaru, and Konishiki
Jane Yonamine was a trailblazing business owner in Tokyo. Her company, Jane's Pearls, serviced many celebrities and athletes with the Spirit of Aloha in Tokyo. Read more on Jane Yonamine here.
The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i spoke to some of Hawaiʻis leading wāhine to celebrate the impact of Title IX and the legacy of Congresswoman Patsy T. Mink.