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Interview with Darren Gamayo

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Title: Interview with Darren Gamayo
Interviewer: Nishimoto, Warren
Interviewee: Gamayo, Darren
Keywords: Family Life
Plantation Life
Sugar Cane
Working Conditions
Issue Date: 1997
Series/Report no.: The Closing of Sugar Plantations: Interviews with Families of Hamakua and Kau, Hawaii
Description: A displaced sugar plantation worker remembers growing up on the plantation, national guard service, and sugar company work as a knapsack sprayer, cane planter, and finger-lift operator. He describes the layoffs, bumping, and union meetings preceding the plantation closing. He also talks about the final harvest and effects of the closing on him and his family, job seeking, and current job as a hotel security guard.
knapsack sprayer, sugarcane planter, finger-lift operator; Filipino-Chinese?; male
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State, Federal
Pages/Duration: 1 hr, 25 min
26 pages
Geographic Coverage: Honokaa, Hawaii
Appears in Collections:The Closing of Sugar Plantations: Interviews with Families of Hamakua and Ka‘u, Hawai‘i

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