Sat. 2/3 and two events Monday 2/5
Saturday Feb 3
10:30 am – 12 noon Panel Discussion: 1st Lt. Ehren Watada: Dissenter or Deserter?
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai’I,
2454 South Beretania Street
(Fifth Floor-Manoa Room)
Admission is free.
Panel discussion to encourage dialogue about Lt. Watada’s court martial by presenting varying viewpoints about the U.S. Army’s case against him.
Panelists include: Jon Okamura, Ph.D, Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa; Karen Nakasone, past President of the Japanese American Citizens League Honolulu Chapter & Deputy Public Defender, Office of the Public Defender; Ernie Kimoto, Senior Staff Attorney, Office for Hawaiian Affairs and Major, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret.) and former judge advocate for the U.S. Marine Corps
Information: JCCH at (808) 945-7633 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday February 5:
3:30 pm to 6 pm Demonstration to Support Lt. Ehren Watada
Fort Shafter Army Headquarters (main gate)
Signholding, street theatre, and a press conference. The press conference will be 4 pm in front of the main Fort Shafter gate tha will include religious leaders and representatives from community groups.
For more information call 533-2255 (public hotline).
Sponsored by; The World Can’t Wait- Hawaii
4 – 6:30pm Mahalo Peace Vigil for Lt. Ehren Watada
U. S. Federal Building – Ewa end on Ala Moana Blvd.
Stand in solidarity with supporters. Bring “Thank You Lt. Watada” signs. Some signs will be available. Purchase Watada T-shirts $10 (limited supply). Proceeds will go to Lt. Watada Defense Fund
Sponsored by Japanese American Citizens League-Honolulu and CodePINK Hawaii Women for Peace