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Interview with Victor P. Hauanio

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Title:Interview with Victor P. Hauanio
Contributors:Nishimoto, Warren (interviewer)
Hauanio, Victor P. (interviewee)
Keywords:Family Life
Sugar Cane
Date Issued:1997
Series:The Closing of Sugar Plantations: Interviews with Families of Hamakua and Kau, Hawaii
Source:26-27-1-97, 26-28-1-97
Description:A displaced sugar worker recalls his childhood in Waipio Valley--swimming, netting fish, and growing taro--and move to Kukuihaele. He continues with his Honolulu experiences: marriage and children, construction and stevedore jobs, and motorcycle activities. He talks about his return to the Big Island where he worked as a truck driver and harvesting supervisor until the sugar company closure. He also reflects on the closure, its effects on his family, and his future plans.
construction worker, boom operator, stevedore, truck driver, harvesting supervisor; Hawaiian; male
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:2 hr, 21 min
45 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Haina, Hawaii
Appears in Collections: The Closing of Sugar Plantations: Interviews with Families of Hamakua and Ka‘u, Hawai‘i

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