Interview with Kapua Wall Heuer

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1998
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A Kona-born woman depicts life on a ranch, including the branding and shipping of cattle. She recalls her father and his fatal accident in a cattle pen. Jobs at Hawaii Meat Company and James Robinson estate are described. Although her home was not damaged in the 1946 tsunami, she tells of the destruction of neighboring homes, loss of life, and tales of survival.
rancher, secretary, estate manager, defense worker; Scottish-Hawaiian; female
Interview conducted in English.
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Natural Disasters, Livestock, Ranching, South Hilo (district)
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