BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3749@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20120915T000000Z DTEND:20120915T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Author Frances Kakugawa will talk about her childhood memories during WWII. Co-sponsored by the Japanese American Historical Society of S o Cal\, Media Action Network for Asian Americans and the Katy Geissert Civ ic Center Library in Torrance. Saturday\, Sept 15\, from 1 to 3:30 pm. Adm ission free. Free parking in lot. 3031 Torrance Bl\, Torrance 90503.\n\n&l dquo\;Kapoho: Memoir of a Modern Pompeii&rdquo\; by Frances Kakugawa is a collection of short stories by a Japanese Hawaiian who was just five years old at the time\, but whose memory and recall of details is amazing and p rovides deep insight into not only the suspicions cast upon the Japanese A merican community\, but of the small Hawaiian village she grew up in that was covered in a 1960 eruption. \n\nIt&rsquo\;s the author&rsquo\;s 10th b ook (four poetry books between 1970 and 1976 and since 2002 six about chil dren\, caregiving\, and Alzheimer&rsquo\;s).\nKakugawa immortalizes many o f those she knew in Kapoho (35 minutes south of Hilo on the Big Island) of less than a thousand\n SUMMARY:Reading: "Kapoho: Memoir of a Modern Pompeii" URL:/en/events/2012/09/15/reading-kapoho-memoir-of-a-modern-pompeii/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR