USS Arizona warship in smoke during Japan’s attack of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.
An attack at a local harbor not only put harbors in Hawaii on high alert, but also aggravated the largest war ever seen: World War II. After the Japanese decimated Pearl Harbor without warning on December 7, 1941, the United States declared war, and Hawaii was put under martial law.
As a U.S. naval base, Pearl Harbor was not owned by the Territory of Hawaii, but WWII affected the territory’s harbors nonetheless. The U.S. Navy and Army used the territory’s harbors as military outposts. … Click to read more…
Marianas Variety is a daily newspaper published in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. Issues from 1972 through 1999 have been digitized and placed online with permission of the publisher, which retains copyright. View them here: http://evols.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10524/48717
Recently scanned Japanese classical text, also known as “Records of the authentic flame in our (Zen) tradition” – a collection of traditional biographies of Zen teachers. Available in the Library’s eVols digital repository http://hdl.handle.net/10524/52357