‘Sugar/Islands: Finding Okinawa in Hawaii’ – JANM Exhibit July 11-Sep. 6, 2015

Kina & Momohara3Exhibit at the Japanese American National Museum, July 11-Sep. 6, 2015: “Incorporating paintings by Laura Kina and photographs by Emily Hanako Momohara, Sugar/Islands: Finding Okinawa in Hawai‘i is a unique examination of worker migration and settlement from the islands of Okinawa to the islands of Hawai‘i, prompted by opportunities afforded by the latter’s sugar plantations and pineapple farms during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.” Read the full article here.

Sugar Islands

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