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Interview with Kimiko Kuwana Sakai
|Title:||Interview with Kimiko Kuwana Sakai|
|Contributors:||Piianaia, Nancy (interviewer)|
Sakai, Kimiko Kuwana (interviewee)
South Hilo (district)
|Series:||Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawaii Volume II|
|Source:||29-12-1-98, 29-13-2-98, 29-14-3-98|
|Description:||Pahoa-born daughter of Japanese immigrants tells of growing up on the plantation, schooling, and working as a kitchen helper and cook. She speaks of her marriage to a fisherman and raising their children in Waiakea. Describing how they survived the 1960 tsunami, she includes a sketch of their escape route.|
hospital kitchen worker, babysitter, cook; Japanese; female
Interview conducted in English.
|Coverage (Spatial):||Hilo, Hawaii (island)|
|Appears in Collections:||
Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawai‘i|
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