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Interview with Richard Omuro

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Title: Interview with Richard Omuro
Interviewer: Jeanne Johnson
Interviewee: Omuro, Richard
Keywords: Language
Natural Disasters
Plantation Life
Issue Date: 1998
Series/Report no.: Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories
Description: Born in Spreckelsville, a man recalls life in Camp 3. He talks about attending English-standard Kaunoa School and how it fared in the 1946 tsunami. He describes how his family drove down to Lahaina to help an aunt and uncle whose business was destroyed. Also includes his eyewitness account of tidal wave behavior.
teacher; Japanese; male
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State, Federal, Private
Pages/Duration: 23 min
15 pages
Geographic Coverage: Wailuku, Maui
Appears in Collections:Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories

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