Jan 9, 2017

Hawaii shooting starts on flick 'Go for Broke'

A new film will highlight two units in World War II that were made up mostly of Japanese-Americans. The film “Go for Broke” will focus on the 100th Infantry Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat Team, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported (bit.ly/2jfAN2P) “The brave actions of ...

Inada's Yasukuni visit sinks Pearl Harbor gesture

Jan 7, 2017

Inada's Yasukuni visit sinks Pearl Harbor gesture

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If Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meant what he said about the “power of reconciliation” on his Dec. 27 visit to Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, he should sack Defense Minister Tomomi Inada who visited Yasukuni Shrine two days later. If he does nothing, then his ...

Jan 5, 2017

Publisher uses WWII images in ad calling for world peace

Using images from World War II, Publisher Takarajimasha Inc. on Thursday placed an ad in five major Japanese newspapers calling for world peace. The two-page ads used full-page photos of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Japan’s 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor ...

Dec 30, 2016

Inada's visit to war-linked shrine draws U.S. criticism

U.S. officials have reacted negatively to Defense Minister Tomomi Inada’s visit Thursday to a controversial war-linked shrine just after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama. “We continue to emphasize the importance of approaching historical legacy issues in ...

Full text of Abe's address at Pearl Harbor

Dec 28, 2016

Full text of Abe's address at Pearl Harbor

The following is the full text of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s address Tuesday at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, following a summit with U.S. President Barack Obama and a visit to the USS Arizona Memorial. President Obama, Commander Harris, ladies and gentlemen, and all American citizens, ...