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Interview with Catherine Diama Campainha

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Title:Interview with Catherine Diama Campainha
Contributors:Nishimoto, Warren (interviewer)
Campainha, Catherine Diama (interviewee)
Lifestyles - Filipinos
Natural Disasters
South Hilo (district)
Date Issued:1999
Series:Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawaii Volume I
Description:A retired teacher tells of her mother's immigration from the Philippines, family's businesses (billiard parlor, meat market, and boardinghouse), childhood activities in her Mamo Street neighborhood, and education at Riverside School, an English-standard school. Her account of the 1946 tsunami, which damaged the billiard parlor, is told from a child's perspective.
teacher; Filipino; female
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:1 hr, 10 min
20 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Hilo, Hawaii (island)
Appears in Collections: Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawai‘i

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