How life dramatically transformed for Hawaii’s civilians throughout WWII
Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 Marshall Law was declared. All U.S. currency was confiscated and Hawaiian war money issued in exchange and a curfew remained in effect for most of the war.
Unlike California coastal residents, surprisingly very few Hawaiian Japanese-Americans were interned.
This show was originally broadcast December 7, 2016 and is reposted as a "best-of-the-best" Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer broadcast in celebration of 32 years producing travel shows for NPR affiliate KCBX.
Funding for Journeys of Discovery provided by Nashville's Big Back Yard economic initiative focused on rural communities in the southwest quarter of Tennessee and the Shoals Region of Northern Alabama.