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Interview with Beatrice Kaneshiro

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Title:Interview with Beatrice Kaneshiro
Contributors:Kodama-Nishimoto, Michiko (interviewer)
Kaneshiro, Beatrice (interviewee)
Keywords:Ethnic Relations
Hotels and Restaurants
Working Conditions
Date Issued:2002
Series:The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-style Restaurants in Hawaii
Source:40-6-1-02, 40-7-1-02
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.
Pages/Duration:2 hr, 25 mins
45 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Honolulu, Oahu
Appears in Collections: The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-Style Restaurants in Hawai‘i

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