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A Brief History of the Secret Prisons in the United States

Japanese internment camps

Perhaps the most notorious use of this parallel legal system was the internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. All Japanese adults were required to complete a questionnaire to evaluate their “Americanness,” and the final two questions directly assessed their loyalty to the United States.

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Organizer Meeting Tomorrow Night!

The next organizer meeting scheduled for 6pm tomorrow night in Hilo will be available via Google Hangout.
  • New organizer introductions
  • Event Date discussion and decision making
  • Event Theme discussion and decision making
  • Event Committee fulfillment (volunteer form edits)
  • Next meeting date, time, location
Meeting will be held in an abbreviated “Design-Thinking” methodology. If you were at the D-School / Unreasonable at Sea event, this will be a familiar format. If not, check out:
To save time, please sign up to be an organizer on the volunteer sign-up form:


TEDxHilo Organizer Meetup Wednesday, April 17th at 6pm

TEDxHilo Safety CommitteeIt’s not too late to get involved in organizing your local TEDxHilo event.

What: TEDxHilo event planning meeting.
Who: Anyone interested in helping, TED Fans, Students and more.
Where: Hawaii Innovation Center at Hilo
When: 6-8pm Wed. April 17th, 2013


This Wednesday will be our third meeting. Key decisions will be made about our next event. This is your opportunity to get involved in the planning and direction of TEDxHilo 2013.

Come join the efforts, get involved in or start a committee and help us put together another great event for Hawaii Island. Limited Web Conference connections are available. Urls will be provided to anyone interested in attending remotely.