Tired and hungry were the words Irene Perez Ploke Sgambelluri used to describe how she felt every day during the war. She was only 10 years old at the onset of the war and, instantly, her life was forever changed. Continue reading Oral History: Irene Perez Ploke Sgambelluri
The bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 and World War II brought changes to the remote Kalaupapa community. Martial law was enforced, and civilian boats were prevented from leaving the harbors. Continue reading The Civil Air Patrol at Kalaupapa
Calling all creative high school and college students!
World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument and Pacific Historic Parks are looking for submissions for a video contest called “Acts of Valor.” We want to hear the untold stories of your friends and family members and how they experienced the Pacific War. Continue reading Acts of Valor Video Contest