Interview with Roy Cecil Kelley

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1986
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Nishimoto, Warren
Kodama-Nishimoto, Michi
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A hotel developer talks about his family background; schooling; early jobs in contracting offices; 1929 arrival in Hawaii; position with C.W. Dickey; undeveloped Waikiki; purchase of Seaside land and building of apartment house; World War II and evacuation of family; Reef Hotel land purchase in 1947; apartments versus hotels; hotel management, including employees, reservations, and guests; tourist seasons; and hotel pricing and service.
draftsperson, architect, apartment manager, hotel developer; Caucasian; male
Interview conducted in English.
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Buildings, Development, Hotels and Restaurants, Land and Ownership, Tourism
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2 hr, 3 min
42 pages
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Waikiki, Oahu
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DU629 .W44 W3 1988
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