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Interview with Eugene Kaneshiro

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Title:Interview with Eugene Kaneshiro
Contributors:Kodama-Nishimoto, Michiko (interviewer)
Kaneshiro, Eugene (interviewee)
Family Life
Hotels and Retaurants
Date Issued:2002
Series:The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-style Restaurants in Hawaii
Source:40-11-1-02, 40-16-2-02, 40-21-3-02
Description:The son of well-known restauranteur Toshi Kaneshiro discusses his family background and relationship with his father. He remembers his father's business philosophy and public relations talent. He also describes Columbia Inn's origins in Chinatown, move to Kakaako due to urban renewal, expansion to Waimalu, and sale to Kyotaru. The effects of the restaurant business on family life is also explored.
restaurant worker, restaurant owner; Okinawan; male
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:3 hr, 10 mins
41 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Honolulu, Oahu
Appears in Collections: The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-Style Restaurants in Hawai‘i

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