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Interview with Martina Macalino

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Title: Interview with Martina Macalino
Keywords: Business
Flora and Fauna
Hawaiians - Lifestyles
Issue Date: 1985
Series/Report no.: Ka Poe Kau Lei: An Oral History of Hawaii's Lei Sellers
Description: Martina's Lei Stand owner remembers gathering lei flowers and greenery in the mountains. She describes her mother, a strong woman focused on her lei business, who used political connections to her advantage. Also discussed is wartime camouflage work.
lei stand proprietor, lei seller, territorial hospital employee; Hawaiian; female
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State
Pages/Duration: 2 hr, 25 min
56 pages
Geographic Coverage: Honolulu, Oahu
Appears in Collections:Ka Po‘e Kau Lei: An Oral History of Hawai‘i’s Lei Sellers

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