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Photography: War


Photography of Hawaii During the War


Welcome to our collection of photography of Hawaii during the war. The greatest effect of war is less in altering national boundaries than in effecting fundamental and lasting changes in society. The Second World War changed the economic and political landscape of Hawaii from one dominated by a white Republican sugar-baron oligarchy and the Big Five missionary firms to one dominated by local folks.


early photography of Hawaii in World War II

 Ko Aloha La Ea, Ko Aloha La Ea. – Keep Your Love, Keep Your Love. (No matter what obstacles come, keep your love. No matter what suffering you face, no matter who you are or where you come from, with love you can surmount anything.)



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early photography of Hawaii in World War II