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Kiyoshi Kakazu }
Jack Miyata } Two Hawaiians.

Leaving Los Angeles - the greatest surprise was the California coast line. Having seen [[?]] and the mountains of Colorado & Utah. it was astonishing to see the sublimity of the scene. No other word can describe it. The vastness, the majesty & the awesomeness. The mountains stretched out like huge, primeval monsters - thousand footed - drying in the sun - in tones of muddied violet green with etched lines (cave drawings) in ochre. Shapes of heads, trees, gigantic figures, etc. Overall this the delicate tracery of passing white clouds throwing their shadows of opaque blue on the mountains & landscape below.

Another amazing sight is the sea, entirely covered as far as the horizon with white clouds - so dense as to create the illusion of their being broken snow & ice



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formations on the surface of the sea. If one looks closely - one sees the currents of the water gliding beneath. Then we come to spaces in which the whole distance is filled with this immense white carpet - texturally like the top of a crater with fissures of blue sea showing trenches here and there.

Seated [[strikethrough]] on the [[/strikethrough]] next me on this flight to Honolulu is Dr. Naokazu Hirashima, Deputy Chief, Medical Jurisprudence section, Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory, Natl - Police Agency, Tokyo, Japan who is a very amiable young man of thirty-eight, father of a four year old pair of twins, who advises me to not fail to see the theatre Kabuki (two performances daily, both different) the first starting at 10 until 2 o'clock - the other from 6 to 10 - also the Ueno Museum. He has offered to get me a pass for the Kabuki on the 24th 25th or 26th if I will call his office 33-9986. His address 13 R.A. Nakano. Apt.
Honcho-Dori 3 Chome
Nakano-ku Tokyo Japan
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