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Interview with Elizabeth Napua Kaupu

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Title: Interview with Elizabeth Napua Kaupu
Interviewer: Johnston, Jeanne
Interviewee: Kaupu, Elizabeth Napua
Keywords: Hawaiians - Lifestyles
Natural Disasters
Issue Date: 1998
Series/Report no.: Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories
Description: A Molokai resident describes the home of her adoptive grandfather in Kapulei, Pukoo. She recalls the receding tide of the 1946 tidal wave and the fish, eel, and squid which washed to shore. She also relates her husband's reading of the ocean prior to the 1956 tidal wave.
food server, clerk typist; Hawaiian-Chinese; female
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State, Federal, Private
Pages/Duration: 25 min
6 pages
Geographic Coverage: Kapaakea, Molokai
Appears in Collections:Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories

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