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Interview with Minerva Saiki Hayakawa

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dc.coverage.spatial Hilo, Hawaii (island) 2013-09-05T20:43:01Z 2015-03-25T23:39:27Z 2013-09-05T20:43:01Z 2015-03-25T23:39:27Z 1998
dc.description A woman of Hawaiian, Japanese, and Scotch ancestry describes family life growing up in Hilo. She remembers her father, a bank employee who was interned in World War II, and her mother, a teacher who taught her at Hilo Union School. Hayakawa worked at Hilo Rice Mill, the family's wholesaling business, which survived the April 1, 1946 tsunami but was washed away in the 1960 tsunami. Also contributing to the interview was her daughter, Naomi Hayakawa.
dc.description social worker, rice mill manager; Japanese; female
dc.description Interview conducted in English.
dc.description.sponsorship State, Community
dc.format.extent 48 min
dc.format.extent 47 pages
dc.language eng
dc.relation.ispartof DU629 .H28 T78 2000
dc.relation.ispartofseries Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawaii Volume I
dc.subject Business
dc.subject Ethnic Relations
dc.subject Family Life
dc.subject Natural Disasters
dc.subject World War II
dc.title Interview with Minerva Saiki Hayakawa
dc.type Interview
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.contributor.interviewer Nishimoto, Warren
dc.contributor.interviewee Hayakawa, Minerva Saiki
dc.source.local 29-6-1-98, 29-7-2-98
dc.format.digitalorigin Reformatted digital
Appears in Collections: Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawai‘i

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