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Interview with Rose P. Kaneapua

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Title:Interview with Rose P. Kaneapua
Contributors:Nishimoto, Warren (interviewer)
Kaneapua, Rose P. (interviewee)
Ethnic Relations
Family Life
Hotels and Restaurants
Land and Ownership
Date Issued:1985
Series:Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories
Source:13-54-1-85, 13-55-1-85
Description:A woman remembers her detective father and singer mother; Royal Hawaiian band concerts; boat days; shipboard entertaining; grandparents; move to Waikiki in 1930; Hobron Lane neighbors; beach and ocean activities; Kam Look Store; social activities, including luaus and volleyball games; first marriage; division of husband's family property; Ruddy Tongg; death of first husband; rental cottages, and later Laniakea apartment building; remarriage; entertaining with her musical group; Kodak Hula Show; mother's talent and problems; and children's education.
entertainer, apartment owner; Spanish-Hawaiian-Portuguese; female
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:1 hr, 43 min
27 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Waikiki, Oahu
Appears in Collections: Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories

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