Trailer for Sakura & Pearls: Healing from World War II
  • Documentary Synopsis

    December 10, 2019 by

    Documentary of Atomic Bomb Survivors Meeting Pearl Harbor Survivors Sakura & Pearls: Healing from World War II Documentary Synopsis In 2016, Japanese Prime Minister Abe and U.S. President Obama met in two historic meetings at Hiroshima and Pearl Harbor to honor the World War II casualties. Inspired by this show of friendship, a third historic… Read more

  • “Sakura & Pearls” Movie Talk at Pearl Harbor

    June 6, 2020 by

    For those who missed my online presentation “Sakura & Pearls” for Pacific Historic Parks, here is the full talk followed by some excellent Q&A with the audience. It focuses on how I met an Atomic Bomb survivor at the Atomic Dome in Hiroshima who survived the bomb when he was only 4 years old. His… Read more


    December 11, 2019 by

    From Left to Right: Koko Kondo (Hiroshima atomic bomb survivor), Everett Hyland (Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Pennsylvania), G. K. Hunter (Director, in the back, center), Jimmy Lee (Pearl Harbor civilian survivor), and Masahiro Sasaki (Hiroshima atomic bomb survivor) . Photo take at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center after filming their meeting. Everett Hyland, a survivor… Read more

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