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Interview with Mitsugi (Mitaru) Muraoka

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Title:Interview with Mitsugi (Mitaru) Muraoka
Contributors:Nishimoto, Warren (interviewer)
Ebata, Burt (interviewer)
Muraoka, Mitsugi (Mitaru) (interviewee)
Keywords:Japanese - Lifestyles
Koloa (district)
Plantation Life
Sugar Cane
Working Conditions
Date Issued:1987
Series:Koloa: An Oral History of a Kauai Community
Source:15-5-1-87, 15-13-2-87, 15-14-2-87
Description:A sugar plantation employee recalls his family's move from Lawai to Koloa and recalls everyday life in Japanese Camp, including beekeeping and pig raising. Also details his plantation jobs from hapai ko (sugar cane loader) to harvesting superintendent.
sugar plantation laborer, harvesting supervisor, harvesting superintendent; Japanese; male
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:2 hr, 57 min
61 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Koloa, Kauai
Appears in Collections: Koloa: An Oral History of a Kaua‘i Community

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