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Interview with William Cook

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Title:Interview with William Cook
Contributors:ʻ&&Hodges, Iwalani (interviewer)
Cook, William (interviewee)
Hotels and Restaurants
Date Issued:1986
Series:Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories
Description:A former beach boy talks about his childhood homes in Waikiki; father's restaurants, including Cook's Place in the former beach home of Prince Kuhio; neighbor families; schooling; taxi business; and changes in Waikiki and tourists. He also covers the Outrigger Canoe Club, including its layout, canoes, competitors, beach services (which he ran in 1963 - 64); surfing and surfboards; and canoe races.
beach boy, beach service manager, taxi driver, taxi service owner; Caucasian; male
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:1 hr, 5 min
28 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Waikiki, Oahu
Appears in Collections: Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories

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