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Interview with Tadao "Barber" Kawamoto

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Title: Interview with Tadao "Barber" Kawamoto
Interviewer: Nishimoto, Warren
Interviewee: Kawamoto, Tadao "Barber"
Keywords: Fishing
Japanese - Community
Koloa (district)
Plantation Life
Issue Date: 1987
Series/Report no.: Koloa: An Oral History of a Kauai Community
Description: A Koloa barber who grew up in the fishing community of Kukuiula remembers the lifestyles of his Japanese neighbors living in the plantation camps. He traces his barbering career from Lihue to Downtown Honolulu and back to Kauai.
sugar plantation laborer, barber; Japanese; male
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: Community, State
Pages/Duration: 1 hr, 25 min
56 pages
Geographic Coverage: Poipu, Kauai
Appears in Collections:Koloa: An Oral History of a Kaua‘i Community

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