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Interview with Adelaide Kaai McKinzie

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Title:Interview with Adelaide Kaai McKinzie
Contributors:Nishimoto, Warren (interviewer)
McKinzie, Adelaide Kaai (interviewee)
Keywords:Family Life
Hawaiians - Customs and Beliefs
Hawaiians - Lifestyles
Molokai (district)
Date Issued:1986
Series:Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories
Source:13-73-1-86, 13-79-2-86, 13-80-2-86
Description:A woman of Hawaiian ancestry describes Waialua on Molokai, including subsistence farming and fishing, Hawaiian neighbors, and home; move to Kaunakakai, where her father was a school teacher-principal; and Molokai Ranch. She also describes Waikiki where she spent summers; Paoa family; Kalia home; neighborhood families; swimming; gathering of food; piers and other landmarks; visits to Queen Liliuokalani; Kamehameha and Normal schools; changes in Waikiki; and the meaning of aloha.
teacher; Hawaiian-English; female
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:4 hr, 59 min
56 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Ala Moana, Oahu
Appears in Collections: Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories

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