FRIENDS and family of nisei veterans

Oral historian Robert Horsting of The Go For Broke Spirit will be at Friends and Family of Nisei Veterans Reunion in Las Vegas at California Hotel.

Saturday, October 14 - Wednesday, October 17, 2018



The Nisei Veterans Memorial Center will host a book-signing and talk by “The Go For Broke Spirit: Portraits of Courage” photographer Shane Sato on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. at the Maui Adult Day Care Center hall located on the NVMC campus, 665 Kahului Beach Rd, Kahului. The talk is free and open to the public but donations are welcome. Space is limited so call 808-244-6862 to reserve a seat.

Saturday, September 29, 2018, 1:30 pm

Living History Day 2018 

In affiliation with Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live!, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor will bring America’s history during World War II to life at its annual Living History Day. Event will feature student-created exhibits, WWII themed games and activities, re-enactors, and much more. In our Museum Theater, we will hold two screenings of the award-winning film “Go For Broke: An Origin Story”, followed by Q&A panels with the cast and crew. Also in the theater, we will host a Hangar Talk with portrait photographer Shane Sato, who will discuss his coffee table book, The Go For Broke Spirit: Portraits of Courage. See the full schedule here.

Saturday, September 22, 2018, 9 am – 4:30 pm

From May 4th - June 10th 2018, my exhibition "Portraits of Courage" will be here at 355 E.1st St. in Little Tokyo. I would have never dreamed that I would be able to show my portraits in such an important building to the history of the Japanese Americans!

Please join us for a Grand Opening weekend reception on Sat. & Sun. May 5-6, 2018 as Shane Sato, Robert M Horsting and a few of the Nisei veterans will be on hand both Sat. & Sun from 11 am to 6 pm to sign books.

"Portraits of Courage" will be located in the historic former Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist temple site on the west side of the plaza at First St. and Central Ave. in Little Tokyo. The entrance will be the same museum entrance as the Go For Broke National Education Center museum. Admission is FREE!!




 March 10, 2018

Come celebrate Aloha with the Nisei Week Ohana! Good food, entertainment and an opportunity drawing. Shane Sato from The Go For Broke Spirit will have a table with books available to sign at this event. Portion of the book sale benefits the Nisei Week Foundation Hospitality Committee. We hope you can join us! 

Saturday March 10, 2018 from 5:30-8:30 pm
Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple
815 E. 1st St. 
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Emcees by Helen Ota and Aaron Takahashi

5:30 PM Cocktails
6:00 PM Dinner
7:00 PM Entertainment

Special performance by Halau Hula a Kawika Laua’o Leinani
Food graciously provided by King's Hawaiian

Adult Tickets: $35
Child Tickets: $15
Corporate Tables:$400

For tickets, email:
Call or Text: (818) 262-9913 (Amy Tani)
Walk-ins welcome: tickets purchased at the door are
subject to availability


March 11, 2018

Come meet Shane Sato, author of The Go For Broke Spirit in this intimate Meet & Greet. Limited books available for purchase.

Sunday March 11, 2018 from 2-3 pm

Nisei Veterans Memorial Center
One Go For Broke Place
Kahului, Hawaii 96732


March 16, 2018

Shane Sato will be signing copies of his book, The Go For Broke Spirit outside the Arizona Memorial Bookstore at Pearl Harbor

Friday March 16, 2018 from 9 am -1 pm

1 Arizona Memorial Rd  Honolulu, HI 96818


March 17, 2018



Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii presents The Go For Broke Spirit : Talk Story with Shane Sato on March 17th 2018 from 10:30-11:30 am. More info to come. Find out more at



February 24, 2018


November 12, 2017



 The Great Nisei Reunion III will be held on Sunday, Nov. 12, at 2 p.m. at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts                                  Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd. in Redondo Beach, and will feature The Harry James Orchestra and The                                      Modernaires. Also on the bill are the dynamic Island Crooners and special guest Mary Kageyama Nomura, “The                                    Songbird of Manzanar.”

"The Go For Broke Spirit" oral historian Robert Horsting will be at this event with books available. If you like to reserve a book at this event, email :

 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center                                                                                                                                                      1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd.                                                                                                                                                                      Redondo Beach, CA 90278