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Interview with Masaji Uyehara
|Title:||Interview with Masaji Uyehara|
Hotels and Restaurants
World War II
|Series/Report no.:||The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-style Restaurants in Hawaii|
|Description:||A man looks back to his Maukaloa Camp childhood on the Big Island. Relocating to Waikiki, Oahu, he describes work as a chauffeur for the Cookes, bartender for brother Sam's Smile Cafe, and cook for Kau-Kau Korner. He explains the effects of World War II on island eateries. Also discussed are his own businesses, Ilima Drive Inn, Aiea Drive Inn, and Ilima Restaurant and Catering.|
sugar plantation field laborer, chauffeur, server, bartender, cook, restaurant owner, caterer; Okinawan; male
Interview conducted in English.
|Pages/Duration:||2 hr, 45 mins|
|Geographic Coverage:||Honolulu, Oahu|
|Appears in Collections:||The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-Style Restaurants in Hawai‘i|
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