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Interview with Benjamin Kapena Kalama
|Title:||Interview with Benjamin Kapena Kalama|
|Contributors:||ʻ&&Hodges, Iwalani (interviewer)|
Kalama, Benjamin Kapena (interviewee)
Hotels and Restaurants
Portuguese - Lifestyles
|Series:||Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories|
|Description:||A Hawaiian musician reminisces about his childhood in North Kohala, Watertown, and Kalihi; family and music; music and football at Kalakaua Intermediate and McKinley High schools; bands and musicians, including Malcolm Beelby, Alfred Apaka, Gabby Pahinui, and Jules Ah See; hotel, nightclubs, halls, bottle clubs and other music venues; arranging music; "Voice of Hawaii," "Hawaii Calls," and other radio programs; steel guitar music; Henry J. Kaiser and Conrad Hilton; boat days; and Mainland trips.|
musician, music arranger; Hawaiian-Portuguese; male
Interview conducted in English.
|Pages/Duration:||2 hr, 30 min|
|Coverage (Spatial):||Lanikai, Oahu|
|Appears in Collections:||
Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories|
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