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Interview with Margaret Uyehara

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Title: Interview with Margaret Uyehara
Interviewer: Kodama-Nishimoto, Michiko
Interviewee: Uyehara, Margaret
Keywords: Food
Hawaii (island)
Hotels - Restaurants
Lifestyles - Japanese
Plantation Life
Issue Date: 2002
Series/Report no.: The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-style Restaurants in Hawaii
Description: A woman reminisces about her childhood in Kainaule Camp, Papaikou, Big Island. She describes her transition from Kalanianaole School student to Bluebird Drive-In carhop on Oahu. Marriage, American Cafe employment, and opening of her New Capitol Cafe, follow. She covers suppliers, menu, clientele, hours, tasks, and closing of the cafe.
server, restaurant owner; Okinawan; female
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State, Private
Pages/Duration: 2 hr, 27 mins
47 pages
Geographic Coverage: Kaimuki, Oahu
Appears in Collections:The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-Style Restaurants in Hawai‘i

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