Native Hawaiians defend American soil against the Japanese, in the battle of Niihau. (1942) – Students of the Hermetic Sciences

“Niʻihau, is the westernmost and second smallest of the Hawaiian Islands.  The Robinsons, a white kamaʻaina family, have owned the island since 1864. On December 7th 1941 Ni’ihau, had 136 inhabitants, most of them were Native Hawaiians whose first language was Hawaiian. In 1941 the owner was Aylmer Robinson, a Harvard University graduate who was fluent in Hawaiian. Robinson ran the island without interference from any government authority, and although he lived on the nearby island of Kauaʻi, he made weekly visits by boat to Niʻihau.”


Shigenori Nishikaichi

“Airman First Class Shigenori Nishikaichi  (age 21/22), who had just taken part in the second wave of the Pearl Harbor attack, crash-landed his bullet-damaged plane, the A6M2 Zero “B11-120” from the carrier Hiryu, in a Niʻihau field 19 feet from where Hawila Kaleohano  a native Hawaiian resident, was standing.  Kaleohano was unaware of the attack at Pearl Harbor, but knew from newspapers that the relationship between the U.S. and Japan was poor due to Japanese expansionism and the U.S. oil embargo on Japan.”


A movie came out in 2019 about the Story.

Enemy Within

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