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Interview with Lila Reiplinger

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Title: Interview with Lila Reiplinger
Interviewer: &#699&&
Hodges, Iwalani
Interviewee: Reiplinger, Lila
Keywords: Dancing
Hotels and Restaurants
Issue Date: 1986
Series/Report no.: Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories
Description: An entertainer recalls her parents and aunt; YWCA Hawaiian Girls' Glee Club and Royal Hawaiian Girls' Glee Club; hula lessons; schooling; 1937 move to Waikiki; performing at Royal Hawaiian Hotel; surfing and beach boys; Kodak Hula Show; St. Augustine Church; 1939 May Day; Ainahau; Kamehameha Day and other Waikiki parades; boat days; USO entertaining during World War II; post-war reopening of Royal Hawaiian Hotel; sister and other family members in entertainment; and Mainland travels.
dancer, singer; part-Hawaiian; female
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State
Pages/Duration: 2 hr, 35 min
49 pages
Geographic Coverage: Kahala, Oahu
Appears in Collections:Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories

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