The garden is currently under construction. It is dedicated as a memorial to the Japanese-Americans interned during World War II and to the many Japanese-Americans that fought during the war in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters.
Funds are currently being raised to cover the $1.5 million estimated cost.
Just one kettle
Is enough for cha-no-yu -
How lacking in conviction to yearn
For so many utensils.
Moteba cha-no-yu wa
Naru mono o
Yorozu no dogu