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Interview with Mervin Richards

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Title: Interview with Mervin Richards
Keywords: Churches
Family Life
Land and Ownership
Issue Date: 1985
Series/Report no.: Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories
Description: A man describes his parents' background; Hamohamo Road home; neighborhood businesses and neighbors; childhood activities; sports; father's taxi tours and mother's hula teaching; family's lu'au business, including foods and entertainment; St. Augustine Church; St. Louis College; jobs at Honolulu Gas Company and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard; events of December 7, 1941; wartime restrictions; marriage and children; playing music; Waikiki development and selling of family property.
laborer, shipyard worker; part-Hawaiian; male
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State
Pages/Duration: 3 hr, 4 min
55 pages
Appears in Collections:Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories

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