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National Association of Interpretation Pacific Island Chapter 2nd Annual Symposium

February 14, 2013

Second Annual Symposium
Stories of Endurance:   The Living History of “Dark Stories”

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Please join us as we share how the histories of Kalaupapa, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and the subsequent war in the Pacific are interpreted. The day will feature Al Rodrigues, a renowned Pearl Harbor survivor who will share his story and memories of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Special presentations will be made by Daniel Martinez – Chief Historian at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, Richard Miller – Exhibits Specialist at the Kalaupapa National Historic Park, with Keynote speaker – Anna Megan Borthwick from the University of Oregon.
We are also delighted to offer an exclusive screening of
“Untold Stories: The Story of Japanese Internment in Hawai`i.”

When: Saturday, March 2, 2013
8am-4pm
$20 fee, lunch included

Where: World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument
Pearl Harbor, HI

All participants in the Dark Stories workshop are encouraged to visit Pearl Harbor.
Tickets for the public tour will be provided to participants and their guests free of
charge at the time/day of their choosing. Please email tour requests to
eileen_martinez@nps.gov. The 75-minute program includes a documentary film and boat ride to the
USS Arizona Memorial, 8 am to 3 pm, daily.

Please request a registration form from pacificislandsinterpretation@gmail.com and return it via e-mail to
pacificislandsinterpretation@gmail.com by Saturday, February 23rd. Symposium fees will be collected at the time of check-in on the day of the program, cash only please. Detailed information will be included in a
confirmation e-mail sent to all participants within a week of the symposium dates. For any additional questions, please feel free to contact us at the e-mail address above at any time.

 

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