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Interview with John C. Ernstberg
|Title:||Interview with John C. Ernstberg|
|Interviewee:||Ernstberg, John C.|
Hotels and Restaurants
|Series/Report no.:||Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories|
|Description:||A former beach boy remembers his parents and grandparents, Waikiki neighborhood, the Natatorium, and trolleys. He also describes caddying at the Waialae Country Club; Outrigger and Hui Nalu clubs; surboard polo; playing music at Moana pier and Waikiki hotels; Hawaiian fishing customs; beach boy personalities; wartime work as a Board of Water Supply oiler; and lifeguard career at Hanauma Bay and Waikiki.|
golf caddy, beach boy, oiler, lifeguard; Hawaiian-German; male
Interview conducted in English.
|Pages/Duration:||2 hr, 45 min|
|Geographic Coverage:||Honolulu, Oahu|
|Appears in Collections:||Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories|
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