A very interesting story! Something really good to come out of an embarrassing moment in the history of the United States.
I urge you all to check out Monty Levenson's website; see "Links to websites" below. Once on his site go to the left side bar and click on the "WHAT'S NEW" tab and you will find it on that page.
There is some talk of a possible concert with this flute at Manzanar Internment Camp pictured below which is now a National Historic Site under the U.S. National Park Service. It is located in Inyo County California near the eastern Sierras. Enjoy!
"Restoration of 1.8' Shakuhachi Rescued from a WWII-era Japanese Internment Camp".