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Interview with Richard Furtado

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Title: Interview with Richard Furtado
Interviewer: Nishimoto, Warren
Interviewee: Furtado, Richard
Keywords: Food
Hotels and Restaurants
Lahaina (district)
Natural Disasters
Portuguese - Lifestyles
Issue Date: 1998
Series/Report no.: Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawaii Volume II
Description: Lahaina-born restauranteur shares memories of his family's meat market, including sausage making and peddling. He tells of escaping the 1946 tsunami, which destroyed his rented home and restaurant in Keaukaha. He also speaks of the 1960 tsunami, which washed away a home he had built in Keaukaha. Also contributing to the interview was his wife Juliette Furtado.
meat peddler, theater manager, restaurant owner
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State, Community
Pages/Duration: 1 hr, 35 min
33 pages
Geographic Coverage: Hilo, Hawaii (island)
Appears in Collections:Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawai‘i

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