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Interview with Eugene Kaneshiro

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Title: Interview with Eugene Kaneshiro
Interviewer: Kodama-Nishimoto, Michiko
Interviewee: Kaneshiro, Eugene
Keywords: Business
Family Life
Hotels and Retaurants
Issue Date: 2002
Series/Report no.: The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-style Restaurants in Hawaii
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.
Sponsor: State, Private
Pages/Duration: 3 hr, 10 mins
41 pages
Geographic Coverage: Honolulu, Oahu
Appears in Collections:The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-Style Restaurants in Hawai‘i

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