Legacy Of The Sansei

Legacy Of The Sansei

Several generations at the Manzanar Monument, May 2005. From left: Bill Sorro, Pete Yamamoto, Tad Nakamura, Shirley Ancheta, Eric Tandoc, Al Robles and Robert A. Nakamura. (Photo by Karen L. Ishizuka)

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Cleaning the Manzanar Monument on the first pilgrimage in December 1969. (Photo by Robert A. Nakamura) Karen L. Ishizuka Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Karen...
Photo of Gil Asakawa

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Gil Asakawa Special to The Hawai‘i Herald When I was a kid, I used to tell people who asked me what generation I was that I...
Photo of Tom Ikeda's grandparents receiving an American flag during a memorial service for their eldest son, Bako.

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Tom Ikeda: “A legacy of the Sansei will be to preserve and share these vivid photographs, personal stories, and intense feelings from the...
Photo of Glenn K. Miyataki, Ph.D.

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Glenn K. Miyataki, Ph.D. Special to The Hawai‘i Herald While the legacy of the Sansei is still being written in many countries, I accepted an invitation...
Photo of Alan T. Murakami

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Alan T. Murakami Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The Sansei in Hawai‘i leave a mixed legacy in their diminishing historic wake. The authors in this series...
Photo of Christine R. Yano

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Christine R. Yano Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Sansei live in a strange and unique position. We form the last of the generations of Japa- nese Americans...
Photo of Gail Honda

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Gail Honda Special to The Hawai‘i Herald One year ago, in The Hawai‘i Herald’s 2016 New Year’s edition, I posed the question, “What is the Legacy...
Photo of Chad Taniguchi (Hawaii Bicycling League), Jeff Mikulina (Blue Planet Foundation) and Alan Murakami (Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation) share a laugh with Randy Ching, Sierra Club Hawaii’s Volunteer of the Year (with lei). (Photo courtesy Chad Taniguchi)

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SANSEI LEGACY CAN BE BASED ON SUSTAINABLE ISSEI VALUES Chad Taniguchi Special to The Hawai‘i Herald My issei grandparents from Hiroshima and Ehime-ken were frugal. I remember Ojiichan...
Photo of JoAnn Yukimura, member of the Kaua‘i County Council and former mayor of Kaua‘i County

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JoAnn A. Yukimura Special to The Hawai‘i Herald I feel unending gratitude to the Issei and Nisei, whose hard work, enduring spirit, and commitment to their...
Photo of 2016 U.S.-Japan Council Emerging Leaders Program

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Colbert Matsumoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.” This...

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