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Interview with Irene Asing Sims

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Title:Interview with Irene Asing Sims
Contributors:ʻ&&Hodges, Iwalani (interviewer)
Sims, Irene Asing (interviewee)
Flora and Fauna
Hawaiians - Customs and Beliefs
Hawaiians - Lifestyles
Date Issued:1985
Series:Ka Poe Kau Lei: An Oral History of Hawaii's Lei Sellers
Description:A Hawaiian-Chinese woman describes the Hawaiian subsistence lifestyle and indigenous beliefs of her grandparents in Waimea, Kauai. She also talks about the lei business as a family enterprise and how her daughter eventually took over the business.
lei stand proprietor, lei seller, waitress; Hawaiian-Chinese; female
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:2 hr, 35 min
53 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Kaimuki, Oahu
Appears in Collections: Ka Po‘e Kau Lei: An Oral History of Hawai‘i’s Lei Sellers

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