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Interview with Irene Asing Sims

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Title: Interview with Irene Asing Sims
Keywords: Business
Flora and Fauna
Hawaiians - Customs and Beliefs
Hawaiians - Lifestyles
Issue Date: 1985
Series/Report no.: Ka Poe Kau Lei: An Oral History of Hawaii's Lei Sellers
Description: A Hawaiian-Chinese woman describes the Hawaiian subsistence lifestyle and indigenous beliefs of her grandparents in Waimea, Kauai. She also talks about the lei business as a family enterprise and how her daughter eventually took over the business.
lei stand proprietor, lei seller, waitress; Hawaiian-Chinese; female
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State
Pages/Duration: 2 hr, 35 min
53 pages
Appears in Collections:Ka Po‘e Kau Lei: An Oral History of Hawai‘i’s Lei Sellers

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