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Interview with John Park

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Title: Interview with John Park
Interviewer: Nishimoto, Warren
Interviewee: Park, John, 1945-
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Center for Oral History, Social Science Research Institute, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Series/Report no.: Lānaʻi: Reflecting on the Past; Bracing for the Future
Abstract: John M.W. Park, Jr. was born in Lānaʻi City, Lānaʻi, in 1945. His mother, Margaret Myung Sun Park, tended to the needs of a household that included John and his four siblings, his parents, and a grandfather. His father, John Myung Whan Park, Sr., a longtime Hawaiian Pineapple Company storeroom manager, was active in the community. He served as a scoutmaster and basketball coach. On Lānaʻi, John M.W. Park, Jr. participated in sports and scouting. He attained the rank of Eagle Scout. A 1963 graduate of Lānaʻi High and Elementary School, he earned his bachelor’s in education degree from Central Washington University. He was a classroom teacher and counselor for several years on the island of Oʻahu. Retired, he now resides in Mililani, Oʻahu.
Description: Interview conducted in English.
Interview conducted at Mililani, Oʻahu.
Pages/Duration: 29 pages
Appears in Collections:Lānaʻi: Reflecting on the Past; Bracing for the Future

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