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Interview with Mervin Richards
|Title:||Interview with Mervin Richards|
|Contributors:||Kodama-Nishimoto, Michi (interviewer)|
Richards, Mervin (interviewee)
Land and Ownership
|Series:||Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories|
|Source:||13-10-1-85, 13-11-1-85, 13-14-2-85|
|Description:||A man describes his parents' background; Hamohamo Road home; neighborhood businesses and neighbors; childhood activities; sports; father's taxi tours and mother's hula teaching; family's lu'au business, including foods and entertainment; St. Augustine Church; St. Louis College; jobs at Honolulu Gas Company and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard; events of December 7, 1941; wartime restrictions; marriage and children; playing music; Waikiki development and selling of family property.|
laborer, shipyard worker; part-Hawaiian; male
Interview conducted in English.
|Pages/Duration:||3 hr, 4 min|
|Coverage (Spatial):||St. Louis Heights, Oahu|
|Appears in Collections:||
Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories|
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