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Interview with Beatrice Kaneshiro

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Title: Interview with Beatrice Kaneshiro
Interviewer: Kodama-Nishimoto, Michiko
Interviewee: Kaneshiro, Beatrice
Keywords: Ethnic Relations
Hotels and Restaurants
Working Conditions
Issue Date: 2002
Series/Report no.: The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-style Restaurants in Hawaii
Description: A woman recalls her server job at Frankie's Cafe, where she met her husband Toshi Kaneshiro. She describes the founding of Columbia Inn in Chinatown at the start of Word War II, relocation to Kapiolani Boulevard, and sale in the 1980s. Topics include management, locations, menu, employees, and clientele.
server, cashier, floor person; Okinawan; female
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State, Private
Pages/Duration: 2 hr, 25 mins
45 pages
Geographic Coverage: Honolulu, Oahu
Appears in Collections:The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-Style Restaurants in Hawai‘i

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