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Interview with Miyo Asuka
|Title:||Interview with Miyo Asuka|
|Contributors:||Kodama-Nishimoto, Michi (interviewer)|
Asuka, Miyo (interviewee)
|Keywords:||Hotels and Restaurants|
Japanese - Lifestyles
Land and Ownership
|Series:||Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories|
|Description:||A Japanese woman remembers village life in Japan, schooling, arranged marriage, immigration to Hawaii, first impressions of Waikiki, Asuka and Yoshida Camps, home laundry, neighbors, Pawaa Theatre, return to Japan and influenza epidemic, Pierpoint Hotel maid work, husband's Halekulani job, takeover of Asuka Camp, loss of lease, purchase of Kuhio Avenue property and building of apartment.|
laundress, maid, seamstress, landlord; Japanese; female
Interview conducted in English.
|Pages/Duration:||1 hr, 45 min|
|Coverage (Spatial):||Honolulu, Oahu|
|Appears in Collections:||
Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories|
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