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Interview with Rose P. Kaneapua

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Title: Interview with Rose P. Kaneapua
Keywords: Entertainment
Ethnic Relations
Family Life
Hotels and Restaurants
Land and Ownership
Issue Date: 1985
Series/Report no.: Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories
Description: A woman remembers her detective father and singer mother; Royal Hawaiian band concerts; boat days; shipboard entertaining; grandparents; move to Waikiki in 1930; Hobron Lane neighbors; beach and ocean activities; Kam Look Store; social activities, including luaus and volleyball games; first marriage; division of husband's family property; Ruddy Tongg; death of first husband; rental cottages, and later Laniakea apartment building; remarriage; entertaining with her musical group; Kodak Hula Show; mother's talent and problems; and children's education.
entertainer, apartment owner; Spanish-Hawaiian-Portuguese; female
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State
Pages/Duration: 1 hr, 43 min
27 pages
Appears in Collections:Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories

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