• Kyodo


One year after a U.S. Navy submarine struck and sank a Japanese fisheries training ship off Hawaii, some 500 people took part in a ceremony Saturday at which a monument to commemorate the nine Japanese killed was unveiled.

The black granite stone cenotaph, with a circumference of about 3.6 meters, was built in Kaka’ako Waterfront Park in Honolulu and bears an epitaph that names all the victims and prays for peace and safety at sea.

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