The legacy of the Nisei who served in WWII, both on and off the fields of battle, is found in the values that guided them: gaman (patience), on (honor) and giri (obligation). We find the hero within when we do our best to practice these values in our everyday lives.
Throughout the year we work to preserve and pass down the history and legacy of the Nisei soldiers by developing educational exhibits; hosting talks by community leaders, authors, teachers, and artists; and presenting workshops aimed at inspiring present and future generations to serve their communities and country.
For three generations Kurt Matsumoto’s family has resided on Lana‘i. As Chief Operating Officer of Pulama Lana‘i, Matsumoto’s deep connection to the island has strengthened his efforts to maintain and build sustainable initiatives on the island. Join us on Thursday, September 24th at 4 pm to hear how Kurt’s sense of place has helped strengthen his community.” To register, call (808)...read more
NVMC’s “An Afternoon With The Author” will invite published fiction and non-fiction writers from around Hawaii and the mainland into our homes. By means of ZOOM, the leader in video communications, the Center will host a different author each month to talk about their work, the story behind the story, and their personal...read more