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Interview with Taiji Inamasu

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Title: Interview with Taiji Inamasu
Interviewer: Jeanne Johnson
Interviewee: Inamasu, Taiji
Keywords: Lahaina
Natural Disasters
Plantation Life
Issue Date: 1998
Series/Report no.: Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories
Description: Haiku-born man remembers growing up in a plantation camp. A Lahaina Technical School boarder, he worked for HC&S sugar plantation after graduation. He and a coworker were working on Spreckelsville beach when the 1946 tsunami hit Maui. In their escape, he particularly recalls the roar of the incoming water.
mechanic, electrical worker; Japanese; male
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State, Federal, Private
Pages/Duration: 46 min
11 pages
Geographic Coverage: Kahului, Maui
Appears in Collections:Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories

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