Kachikan values that the Issei pioneers brought with them from Japan has guided many generations and continue to.
Explore our Hawai'i related research materials, the JCCH's Resource Center collection, and more.
Download and use the JCCH's standards-based curriculum for Modern History of Hawai‘i, Participation in Democracy and United States History.
The Resource Center provides public access to a repository of resources that help fulfill the JCCH’s mission to educate present and future generations in the evolving Japanese American experience in Hawai‘i.
Learn about the traditional Japanese method of making mochi (glutinous rice cake).
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.
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The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i (JCCH) is proud to provide this searchable directory of those of Japanese ancestry who were arrested and confined in the Territory of Hawai‘i during World War II. We have searched government records, military documents, internee memoirs, and historical publications, and have rigorously cross-checked the data to confirm its accuracy.