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Interview with Wallace Teruya

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Title: Interview with Wallace Teruya
Interviewer: Nishimoto, Warren
Kodama-Nishimoto, Michiko
Interviewee: Teruya, Wallace
Keywords: Business
Hawaii (island)
Hotels and Restaurants
Plantation Life
Sugar Cane
Issue Date: 2002
Series/Report no.: The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-style Restaurants in Hawaii
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.
Sponsor: State, Private
Pages/Duration: 1 hr, 55 mins
22 pages
Geographic Coverage: Honolulu, Oahu
Appears in Collections:The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-Style Restaurants in Hawai‘i

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