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Interview with Edwin Lelepali

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Title: Interview with Edwin Lelepali
Keywords: Family Life
Natural Disasters
Issue Date: 1998
Series/Report no.: Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories
Description: A Kalaupapa resident describes his traumatic birth, father and adopted sister, confinement in Kalihi Hospital, Pearl Harbor day, transport to Kalaupapa settlement, and adjustment to life there. He recalls the 1946 tidal wave and the subsequent damage and repair of the settlement's water supply pipe. He concludes with reflections on his life at Kalaupapa.
yard worker; Chinese-Hawaiian; male
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State, Federal, Private
Pages/Duration: 25 min
8 pages
Appears in Collections:Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories

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