Mission: The center's mission is to honor the legacy of japanese immigrants to hawai'i by:-preserving records and artifacts relating to the history of the japanese in hawai'i. -educating current and future generations about the struggles, sacrifices and successes of their immigrant forebears. -serving as a bridge to foster understanding and collaborative research between hawai'i and japan. -sharing the japanese culture through the center's educational and cultural activities. The center believes that by preserving the past, it can serve as a resource for people of all backgrounds to learn about and appreciate the history of the japanese in hawai'i and the contributions that the immigrants made to society.
Programs: The facility is used for cultural events, educational displays, and preserves the historical materials in storage.