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Interview with Ella Lila Wong
|Title:||Interview with Ella Lila Wong|
|Interviewee:||Wong, Ella Lila|
|Series/Report no.:||Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories|
|Description:||A woman of Chinese ancestry recalls her Sheridan Street and Hobron Lane homes; family fishponds and poultry farm; Hawaiian, Japanese and Chinese neighbors; storms, floods and loss of pond fishes; interaction with Fort DeRussy soldiers; childhood chores, including gathering shellfish for ducks and selling fresh eggs; swimming and night torching; Lilikoi, the Hawaiian storyteller; Ala Wai dredging; wagon and streetcar transportation; candy and fabric peddlers; neighborly relationships; Kam Look Store; Aloha Park; filling in of fishpond; meeting husband; and apartments on family property.|
(not discussed in interview); Chinese; female
Interview conducted in English.
|Pages/Duration:||1 hr, 25 min|
|Geographic Coverage:||Honolulu, Oahu|
|Appears in Collections:||Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories|
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