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Interview with Fred Paoa

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Title:Interview with Fred Paoa
Contributors:Nishimoto, Warren (interviewer)
Paoa, Fred (interviewee)
Land and Ownership
Law Enforcement
Date Issued:1985
Series:Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories
Source:13-19-1-85, 13-31-2-85
Description:A former assistant police chief remembers his Waikiki home; fishing, squidding, crabbing, and limu (seaweed) harvesting; flooding; father's immigration station job; learning to swim and surf; Waikiki athletes and sports; childhood jobs and bartering with peddlers; visits to Laie and family luaus; Ala Wai Canal dredging; beach boys and tourists; work at Waterfront and at pineapple cannery; police training and "Hawaii 5-0" police liaison work; and development of Kalia and selling of his family's Waikiki property.
beach boy, pineapple cannery worker, stevedore, police officer, assistant police chief; Hawaiian-Caucasian; male
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:2 hr, 35 min
45 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Foster Village, Oahu
Appears in Collections: Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories

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