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Interview with Jesse Ke
|Title:||Interview with Jesse Ke|
Hawaiians - Lifestyles
|Series/Report no.:||The Closing of Sugar Plantations: Interviews with Families of Hamakua and Kau, Hawaii|
|Description:||A woman remembers her early years on Molokai, marriage to a Kau sugar worker, and caring for her children. Her first husband's death, subsequent financial difficulties, various jobs, and marriage to her second husband, also a Kau sugar worker, are discussed. She also talks about the options and support available after Kau Sugar Company layoffs and closure and her participation in the Kupuna program, where she saw the impact of the closure on the students.|
waitress, sugar plantation worker, macadamia nut picker, lunch monitor, instructor; part-Hawaiian; female
Interview conducted in English.
|Pages/Duration:||1 hr, 30 min|
|Geographic Coverage:||Pahala, Hawaii|
|Appears in Collections:||The Closing of Sugar Plantations: Interviews with Families of Hamakua and Ka‘u, Hawai‘i|
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