The First Battle: The Battle for Equality in War-Time Hawaii
The First Battle tells the story of how "120,000 people of Japanese ancestry on the Mainland were wrongly interned while 160,000 people of Japanese ancestry in Hawai'i were able to go about their lives during World War II."

It airs Dec., 7, 2006 at 8 pm on KHET in Hawaii and will be on PBS stations in May of 2007. It is also available on DVD.

Director Tom Coffman and director of photography Ryan Kawamoto screened the documentary at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California in San Francisco on Dec. 6, 2006.
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