Interview with Eloise Ahuna Pung

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1999
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A woman recalls her family's farming lifestyle in Kona, where crops were exchanged for staples. She tells of moving to the town of Hilo, where her father built on Hawaiian Home Lands in Keaukaha. A witness to the 1946 tidal wave, she shares the experiences of her and her family. She also covers the effects of the 1960 tidal wave on her employer, Hilo Iron Works.
office worker, draftsperson; Hawaiian; female
Interview conducted in English.
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Family Life, Farming, Hawaiians - Lifestyles, Natural Disasters, South Kona (district)
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