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Interview with John Yonenaga Arashiro
|Title:||Interview with John Yonenaga Arashiro|
Hotels and Restaurants
|Series/Report no.:||Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories|
|Description:||A retired waiter talks about his immigration to Hawaii from Japan; Kekaha sugar plantation work; move to Honolulu; schooling; work as waiter at Moana Hotel and Royal Hawaiian Hotel; transfer to Halekulani; interaction with Chinese kitchen staff; effects of Depression and World War II on hotel; promotion to captain; Norton Clapp takeover; and retirement due to unionization.|
house cleaner, waiter; Japanese; male
Interview conducted in English.
|Appears in Collections:||Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories|
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