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Interview with Wallace Takara
|Title:||Interview with Wallace Takara|
Hotels and Restaurants
|Series/Report no.:||The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-style Restaurants in Hawaii|
|Description:||A chef and restaurant owner talks about his plantation camp life in Hakalau, Big Island. He traces his experiences from apprenticing at Kaimuki Inn, learning French cooking at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, and working on the Mainland. He also discusses local food businesses with ancestral ties to Oroku, Okinawa.|
dishwasher, kitchen helper, chef, construction worker, restaurant owner; Okinawan; male
Interview conducted in English.
|Pages/Duration:||1 hr, 10 mins|
|Geographic Coverage:||Honolulu, Oahu|
|Appears in Collections:||The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-Style Restaurants in Hawai‘i|
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