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George Hoshida Collection


George Hoshida, "Kilauea military detention camp, 8-25-42"

George was placed here at the Kilauea Military Detention Camp in Hawaii, shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. This is a view of the camp, complete with smoke from the Mount Kilauea volcano in the background.

To see pictures of what the Kilauea Military Camp looks like today, 2007, please see:

Center Street

Within Center Street

Mess Hall


Smaller Barrack

Wooden Cabins

Lava Stone Building

Lava Stone Cottages

Based on this original

George Hoshida, "Kilauea military detention camp, 8-25-42"
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Description 1 drawing on paper, laminated : ink, watercolor ; 9.5 x 6 in. | Ink drawing with watercolor in hues of green, orange, blue, gray of view above of … More »

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