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Interview with Masuo Kino
|Title:||Interview with Masuo Kino|
|Contributors:||Nishimoto, Warren (interviewer)|
Kino, Masuo (interviewee)
North Hilo (district)
|Series:||Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawaii Volume II|
|Description:||Interview topics include daily life of an Okinawan family on the Hakalau Sugar Company plantation, values imparted by parents, and events of April 1, 1946. Sixteen at the time, Kino gives an account of that day: watching the receding ocean from the school bus, reaching school only to be swept into the ocean, experiencing near-death thoughts, observing schoolmates in the water, and emerging bruised and battered but alive.|
social worker; Okinawan; male
Interview conducted in English.
|Pages/Duration:||1 hr, 25 min|
|Coverage (Spatial):||Kaneohe, Oahu|
|Appears in Collections:||
Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawai‘i|
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