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Interview with Helen Kusunoki

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Title: Interview with Helen Kusunoki
Interviewer: Kodama-Nishimoto, Michi
Interviewee: Kusunoki, Helen
Keywords: Family Life
Japanese - Customs and Beliefs
Issue Date: 1986
Series/Report no.: Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories
Description: The daughter of a Waikiki lunchroom proprietor remembers her parents; father's Moana Hotel and Holt family employment; father's ice cream parlor; Unique Lunch Room menu, schedule and customers; Stonewall Gang; Chinese laundry and other neighborhood shops; childhood activities and mischief; Japanese bon dancing and hanamatsuri (Buddha's birthday); Natatorium and swimming meets; Kapiolani Park; schooling in Japan; and marriage.
(not discussed in interview); Japanese; female
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State
Pages/Duration: 2 hr, 40 min
42 pages
Geographic Coverage: St. Louis Heights, Oahu
Appears in Collections:Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories

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