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Interview with Lemon "Rusty" Holt

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Title:Interview with Lemon "Rusty" Holt
Contributors:Kodama-Nishimoto, Michi (interviewer)
Holt, Lemon "Rusty" (interviewee)
Keywords:Family Life
Hawaiians - Lifestyles
Land and Ownership
Date Issued:1985
Series:Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories
Source:13-16-1-85, 13-36-2-85, 13-44-3-85
Description:In an anecdote-filled interview, a Waikiki-born man tells of the Holt and Lemon family backgrounds; Waikiki property; harvesting of coconuts; Queen Liliuokalani and Prince Kuhio; Japanese cooks; families in the neighborhood; stores and peddlers; pranks at St. Louis College and St. Augustine Church; Ainahau fruit trees; polo games and horse races; Dudi Miller; fishing; Stonewall Gang; Waikiki streams; surfing; boarding at Kamehameha Schools; sports, including football; jobs on Maui, at American Can Company, and Kamehameha Schools; and managing apartments.
newspaper seller, postmaster, school store manager, apartment manager; Caucasian-Hawaiian; male
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:3 hr, 28 min
45 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Wilhelmina Rise, Oahu
Appears in Collections: Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories

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