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Interview with Moana Umi

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Title:Interview with Moana Umi
Contributors:ʻ&&Hodges, Iwalani (interviewer)
Umi, Moana (interviewee)
Family Life
Flora and Fauna
Hawaiians - Lifestyles
Working Conditions
Date Issued:1985
Series:Ka Poe Kau Lei: An Oral History of Hawaii's Lei Sellers
Source:14-11-1-85, 14-12-1-85
Description:A part Hawaiian woman--whose lei seller mother once gave birth at the pier--describes the competitive atmosphere there. She also discusses the lei stand business, including state contract concerns and relationships with family and with other lei sellers.
lei stand proprietor, lei seller, hula dancer, bar employee; Hawaiian-Chinese-Irish; female
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:3 hr
45 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Kalihi, Oahu
Appears in Collections: Ka Po‘e Kau Lei: An Oral History of Hawai‘i’s Lei Sellers

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