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Interview with John K. Teves

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Title: Interview with John K. Teves
Interviewer: Johnston, Jeanne
Interviewee: Teves, John K.
Keywords: Family Life
Lifestyles - Portuguese
Kawaihau (district)
Natural Disasters
Issue Date: 1998
Series/Report no.: Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories
Description: In a discursive interview, a man depicts his family's self-sufficient lifestyle in Kapaa, Kauai. Also covered are his experiences in Honolulu, including witnessing an accident during air maneuvers. He recounts the events of the 1957 tsunami on Kauai, including anecdotes about his brother-in-law's survival and his gathering of fish washed ashore by the waves.
supervisor; Portuguese; male
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State, Federal, Private
Pages/Duration: 1 hr, 1 min
13 pages
Geographic Coverage: Pukalani, Maui
Appears in Collections:Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories

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