Interview with Mervin Richards

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1985
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Kodama-Nishimoto, Michi
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A man describes his parents' background; Hamohamo Road home; neighborhood businesses and neighbors; childhood activities; sports; father's taxi tours and mother's hula teaching; family's lu'au business, including foods and entertainment; St. Augustine Church; St. Louis College; jobs at Honolulu Gas Company and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard; events of December 7, 1941; wartime restrictions; marriage and children; playing music; Waikiki development and selling of family property.
laborer, shipyard worker; part-Hawaiian; male
Interview conducted in English.
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Churches, Family Life, Land and Ownership, Sports, Tourism
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3 hr, 4 min
55 pages
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St. Louis Heights, Oahu
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DU629 .W44 W3 1988
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