UH Faculty Diversity Oral History Interview with Haruyuki Kamemoto I

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1999-02-02
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A man of Japanese descent talks about his parents backgrounds, the differences between having to go to Japanese language school and regular school, working at his family's flower farm, being rebellious while going to McKinley High School, studying abroad in Japan and his family life back in the plantation era growing up in Manoa Valley. He also talks about the importance of education, what casued him to follow the study of genetics in agriculture, attending UH Manoa when it was still a "sleepy" college, being in the territorial guard and his families expereiences during WWII.
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Foreign study., Multiculturalism, University of Hawaii at Manoa, World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, Japanese American, Mānoa Valley (Hawaii)
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