Interview with Matthew Kalalau, Sr.

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1998
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A man of full Hawaiian ancestry describes growing up in Waikoloa, Kainalimu Bay, Maui and subsisting by growing taro, fishing, and gathering shellfish. He describes how he and his family were caught in the 1946 tsunami, how they survived, how their home was destroyed, and how it was rebuilt. He also speaks of his father, a minister, and his religious faith.
yard worker, hotel worker; Hawaiian; male
Interview conducted in English.
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Family Life, Fishing, Lifestyles - Hawaiians, Molokai, Natural Disasters
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50 min
12 pages
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Hamoa, Maui
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GC222 .M38 T7 2003
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