Author: Okahata, J.H.
Title: A History of Japanese Immigrants in Hawaii.
Place Published: Honolulu
Publisher:United Japanese Society of Hawaii
Date Published: 1964
Illustrated from photographs of Japanese immigrants to Hawaii, as well as their shops, homes, schools, churches and businesses in Hawaii. 582 pp. Original blue buckram, printed slipcase. First Edition.
This is a vital work on the subject; perhaps the most important one ever done on the Japanese immigrants and their descendants in Hawaii. A significant and large tome covering virtually every aspect of Japanese-American life, social, political, fraternal, and commercial, displaying their influence over Hawaiian life by the mid-20th century. Introductory remarks in English by Hawaiian governor Burns and former governor Quinn; the rest is in Japanese.