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Interview with Joseph Y. K. Akana

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Title:Interview with Joseph Y. K. Akana
Contributors:ʻ&&Hodges, Iwalani (interviewer)
Kodama-Nishimoto, Michi (interviewer)
Akana, Joseph Y. K. (interviewee)
Keywords:Canoes
Death
Entertainment
Music
Sports
Date Issued:1985
Series:Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories
Source:13-12-1-85, 13-17-1-85, 13-18-2-85, 13-32-3-85
Description:A well-known beach boy recalls his parents, home and Waikiki neighborhood. He covers the Stonewall gang, Waikiki and Kaahumanu schools, and his beach boy activities with rich and famous tourists. In the second session, he plays the ukulele and sings beach boy songs.
beach boy, mortician, cargo specialist; Hawaiian-Chinese; male
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:2 hr, 20 min
68 pages
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/30398
Coverage (Spatial):Hawaii Kai, Oahu
Appears in Collections: Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories


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