For the first superintendent of Oahu’s Honouliuli National Historic Site, it’s personal

Nearly 80 years ago, more than a dozen of Hanako Wakatsuki’s family members were forcibly removed from their homes and sent to camps across the mainland as part of the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans after the Pearl Harbor attack. Today, Wakatsuki serves for the federal agency behind those incarcerations — so she can make sure her family’s story and so many others are preserved.

For the first superintendent of Oahu’s Honouliuli National Historic Site, it’s personal