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Interview with Helen Tamashiro

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Title:Interview with Helen Tamashiro
Contributors:Johnston, Jeanne (interviewer)
Tamashiro, Helen (interviewee)
Natural Disasters
Date Issued:1998
Series:Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories
Description:A woman recalls her Okinawan immigrant parents who were banana farmers and pineapple field workers. She describes her Maliko Gulch banana farm and neighborhood. Alerted by neighbors, she and her siblings climbed a hill and watched the 1946 tidal waves roll in and pull up trees and plants.
teacher; Okinawan; female
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:40 min
11 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Kahului, Maui
Appears in Collections: Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories

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