Staff Associate

Phone: (808) 945-7633 Ext. 42
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Jane Kurahara is a retired school librarian and dedicates much of her free time in the Resource Center.  She was the co-manager of the Resource Center as a volunteer from 2001 to 2006. 

Kurahara has co-chaired the Hawaii Confinement Sites Committee since it inception in 2005.  She has taken the lead on the planning, coordination, and discourse on outreach presentations, archaeological surveys, spearheaded acquisition of key archival collection manuscripts and photographs relating to internment, was key in creating the original and traveling Dark Clouds Over Paradise exhibits, and the development of the Hawaii internment curriculum of materials being taught in schools today.