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Interview with Harold Minoru Aoki

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Title:Interview with Harold Minoru Aoki
Contributors:Kodama-Nishimoto, Michi (interviewer)
Aoki, Harold Minoru (interviewee)
Keywords:Ethnic Relations
Japanese - Lifestyles
Date Issued:1985
Series:Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories
Source:13-25-1-85, 13-26-1-85, 13-33-2-85
Description:A storeowner talks about his parents' background; father's jobs as Moana Hotel waiter and vegetable peddler and mother's jobs as laundress and poultry raiser; their family store, including goods, customers, and services; relocation of store; childhood activities; surfing and surfboards; summer jobs; photography; world travel with sister; Japanese activities, including bon dances, movies, Buddhist services, and holidays; neighborhood picnics; Waikiki and Punahou schools; store work; and changes for the worst in Waikiki.
storekeeper; Japanese; male
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:2 hr, 59 min
52 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Waikiki, Oahu
Appears in Collections: Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories

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