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Interview with Mitsugi (Mitaru) Muraoka

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Title: Interview with Mitsugi (Mitaru) Muraoka
Interviewer: Nishimoto, Warren
Ebata, Burt
Interviewee: Muraoka, Mitsugi (Mitaru)
Keywords: Japanese - Lifestyles
Koloa (district)
Plantation Life
Sugar Cane
Working Conditions
Issue Date: 1987
Series/Report no.: Koloa: An Oral History of a Kauai Community
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.
Sponsor: Community, State
Pages/Duration: 2 hr, 57 min
61 pages
Geographic Coverage: Koloa, Kauai
Appears in Collections:Koloa: An Oral History of a Kaua‘i Community

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