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Interview with Ernest Kapuamailani Kai

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Title: Interview with Ernest Kapuamailani Kai
Interviewer: Conybeare, Chris
Tuttle, Jr., Daniel W.
Interviewee: Kai, Ernest Kapuamailani
Keywords: Politics - Hawaii
Territorial Government
World War II
Issue Date: 1988
Series/Report no.: Hawaii Political History Documentation Project
Description: The secretary (equivalent to lieutenant governor) of Hawaii during the war describes the turnover of the government to the military on December 7, 1941. A Democrat, he also discusses how he became disenchanted with party politics.
attorney, territorial secretary; Hawaiian-Chinese; male
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State
Pages/Duration: 31 pages
Geographic Coverage: Honolulu, Oahu
Appears in Collections:Hawai‘i Political History Documentation Project

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