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Talking Hawaiʻi's story : oral histories of an island people

Author: Michi Kodama-Nishimoto; Warren S Nishimoto; Cynthia A Oshiro
Publisher: Mānoa : Published for the Biographical Research Center by the University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2009.
Series: Biography monograph.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of twenty-nine oral histories helps preserve Hawaii's social and cultural history through the narratives of the people who lived it - co-workers, neighbours, family members and friends. These stories introduce the reader to the sights and sounds of territorial Waikiki, to the feeling of community in Palama, in Kona or on the island of Lana'i, and even to the experience of a German national interned  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
Biography Anecdotes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michi Kodama-Nishimoto; Warren S Nishimoto; Cynthia A Oshiro
ISBN: 9780824833909 0824833902
OCLC Number: 302414623
Description: xiii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Faustino Baysa: Hawaiiano --
Abigail Burgess and Lillian Cameron: a family tradition --
Severo Dinson: Kona is the best --
Henry K. Duvauchelle: hard work and pleasures, too --
Martina Kekuewa Fuentevilla: hānai granddaughter --
Ernest Golden: like going to heaven --
Alice Saito Gouveia: a brave one --
Venicia Damasco Guiala: from classroom to pineapple field --
Robert Kiyoshi Hasegawa: unity of the family --
Lemon "Rusty" Holt: the rascal of Waikīkī --
Jennie Lee In: a basic personality of liking people --
Mae Morita Itamura: an independent woman --
Emma Kaawakauo: Waikīkī, it's part of me --
Robert Kahele: the sharecropper --
Moses W. "Moke" Kealoha: proud to be Pālama --
Helen Fujika Kusunoki: fond memories of Waikīkī --
Frederick P. Lowrey: building a better Hawaiʻi --
Ernest A. Malsterre, Jr.: sugar plantation memories --
Stanley C. Mendes: togetherness was there all the time --
Fred Hoʻolae Paoa: my Kālia home --
Irene Cockett Perry: interwoven memories of Lānaʻi --
Alfred Preis: interned, experiences of an "enemy alien" --
Alex Ruiz: always a rebel --
John Santana: you're your own boss, nobody boss you --
Etsuo Sayama: civilian in wartime Hawaiʻi --
Willie Thompson: working cowboy --
Kazue Iwahara Uyeda: the store that carried everything --
Edith Anzai Yonenaka: recollections from the Windward side --
Appendix: Center for Oral History projects.
Series Title: Biography monograph.
Responsibility: edited by Michi Kodama-Nishimoto, Warren S. Nishimoto, Cynthia A. Oshiro.

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Presents a sampling of landmark work of Hawai'i's Center for Oral History. This book preserves Hawai'i's social and cultural history through the narratives of the people who lived it - co-workers,  Read more...

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