Maui: Road to Hana, Nahiku, Wai'anapanapa, whale watching off Lahaina, Old Lahaina Luau dancers, snorkling at Ka'anapali — Sunday to Tuesday, February 10 - 12, 2013
Maui: DT Fleming Beach Park in Kapalua, Kahakuloa, Lahaina, Olowalu petroglyphs, A & B Sugar Plantation in Pu'unene and Chinese New Year festivities in Kahalui — Friday and Saturday, February 8 and 9, 2013
Endeavour treks through Westchester and Inglewood — Friday, October 12, 2012
Space shuttle Endeavour flies over Los Angeles — Friday, September 21, 2012
Aquarium of the Pacific, downtown Long Beach, California — Saturday, August 24, 2012
Police killing protest at the Anaheim Police Department in downtown Anaheim, California — Sunday, July 29, 2012
Puye Cliff Dwellings, Taos, Taos Pueblo, Valley of the Gods, Monument Valley — Monday - Wednesday, July 9 - 11, 2012
Road Trip to Santa Fe via Seligman, Winslow, Gallup, Coronado State Monument — Thursday - Saturday, July 5 - 8, 2012
Los Angeles River Ride, Griffith Park, Los Angeles — Saturday, June 10, 2012
Lower Compton Creek, LA River Cleanup — Saturday, April 28, 2012
Leupp Indian Boarding School and Leupp Citizen Isolation Center ruins, Old Leupp, Arizona — Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Navajo water rights meeting, Teesto, Arizona — Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Canyon de Chelly, Arizona — Tuesday and Wednesday, April 24-25, 2012
From inside and outside the barbed wire, Santa Fe — Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22, 2012
Gordon Hirabayashi Recreation Site at former Catalina Federal Honor Camp near Tucson, Arizona — Thursday, April 19, 2012
Road Trip Arizona — Thursday, April 19, 2012
First game of the season, Mile Square Park, Fountain Valley — Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Day 30 at Occupy Los Angeles — Sunday, October 30, 2011
Jam session at Te'Amir's 25th birthday party, near Mar Vista — Saturday, October 8, 2011
LA Bike Summit — Long Beach — Friday, September 30, 2011
Photos of California Coastal Cleanup — Dominguez Channel, Gardena — Saturday, September 17, 2011
MMA at the Normandie Casino in Gardena, California — Saturday, June 18, 2011
2011 LA River Ride — Sunday, June 5, 2011
Community Voices | Literacy for All of Monterey Park (LAMP) poetry reading — Monday, May 3, 2011
2011 LA River cleanup [La gran limpieza] at Willows Street Estuary in Long Beach — Saturday, April 30, 2011
Photography from Red Rock Canyon, NV, Hoover Dam, Calico, CA — February, 2011
Student shooting in Gardena — January 18, 2011
Kabuki Renaissance — Redondo Beach, November 13, 2010
CicLAvia — Los Angeles, October 10, 2010
Kings Canyon National Park — September 11-13, 2010
Nisei Week Festival 2010 — Sunday, August 15, 2010, in the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles
Gardena obon matsuri 2010 — Saturday and Sunday, July 31 - August 1, 2010
Bell residents demand ouster of overpaid city officials — Monday, July 26, 2010
LA River Cleanup, Atwater — Friday, April 30, 2010
Manzanar Pilgrimage — Former prisoners, their families and a diverse group of supporters traveled Saturday, April 24, 2010, to Manzanar, California, the site of the prison camp that held 11,070 Japanese Americans during WWII.
Historians, ex-inmates and descendants of prisoners commemorate and discuss the New Mexican WWII internment camps at Lordsburg and Santa Fe on Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22, 2012. The symposium, "From inside and outside the barbed wire," was held at the Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Bill Nishimura (left), former inmate of the Santa Fe Internment Camp, talks with historian, Koichiro Okada (center) at the historical marker overlooking the former prison site.
Historian Dr. Richard A Melzer reads a list of ten adjectives he concocted to describe inmates of the Santa Fe Internment Camp.
Dr. Gail Okawa presents a spoken word portrayal of local Santa Fean's memories of the prison camp.
Carol Robertson Lopez, former Santa Fe City Councilor, remembers the difficult decision she faced prior to casting the vote that led to the approval to construct the historical marker.
Gerard Martinez y Valencia, former director of Intercultural Affairs for the city of Santa Fe, describes his role in mediating the divide between the internment camp marker proponents and a group of Bataan Death March survivors.
Bill Nishimura enjoys the fine weather on his second visit to the historical marker.
Group shot at the marker
Descendants of prisoners and local Santa Feans engage in discussion near the marker.
Amateur historian, Brian Minami, poses with the pros: Lordsburg historian, Mollie Pressler and Santa Fe historian Nancy Bartlit.
Placing flowers in remembrance
Bill Nishimura remembers watching Santa Fean women riding the equestrian trail behind the camp: "Oh my gosh, that was really something!"
Nancy Bartlit brought Nishimura back to Santa Fe for the first time since World War II to attend the historical marker dedication in 2002.
Mollie Pressler, Lordsburg's resident historian and self-proclaimed L.O.L.O.L (Little old lady of Lordsburg) recalls the issei efforts to gain better treatment by asserting their rights under the Geneva Convention.
Dr. Gail Okawa
As Gail Okawa, right, closed the symposium, Nishimura remembered two final stories. Okawa granted him more time while a Santa Fean in the audience yelled, "Go Bill!"
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