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Interview with Wallace Teruya

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Title:Interview with Wallace Teruya
Contributors:Nishimoto, Warren (interviewer)
Kodama-Nishimoto, Michiko (interviewer)
Teruya, Wallace (interviewee)
Hawaii (island)
Hotels and Restaurants
Plantation Life
Sugar Cane
Date Issued:2002
Series:The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-style Restaurants in Hawaii
Source:40-2-1-02, 40-3-2-01
Description:A man from Honomu recalls field work with his father, an independent cane grower. After his schooling, he follows his brother to Honolulu, where he finds work at Kewalo Inn. The brothers open T & W Lunchroom, and later, Times Grill. He also mentions the start of their grocery store business, Times Market.
sugar plantation contract worker, restaurant worker, restaurant owner, store owner; Okinawan; male
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:1 hr, 55 mins
22 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Honolulu, Oahu
Appears in Collections: The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-Style Restaurants in Hawai‘i

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