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Ariyoshi,George

Decision to run for governor

George Ariyoshi December 15, 2003

I think that the Bar Association in Hawaii, we had many non-Caucasian lawyers. But, they …

Ariyoshi,George

Being fair

George Ariyoshi December 15, 2003

Well, I think that meeting between myself and Jack Burns, when he first asked me—we …

Ariyoshi,George

Role of Hawaii internationally

George Ariyoshi December 15, 2003

As I look back now, my years as governor has provided me an opportunity to …

Ariyoshi,Jean Hayashi

Working in the pineapple fields

Jean Hayashi Ariyoshi December 15, 2003

Our social life in those days were really the YWCA. We were Y-Teens, and that …

Ariyoshi,Jean Hayashi

Tree planting

Jean Hayashi Ariyoshi December 15, 2003

During the 25th Anniversary of Statehood, I thought of planting 25,000 trees for the 25th …

Kawakami,Barbara

Surviving after father's death

Barbara Kawakami February 19, 2004

Life changed drastically when my father died. Until then, we had a fairly comfortable life. …

Nakamura,Ann K.

Image of Americans

Ann K. Nakamura November 8, 2003

Their image of an American was Caucasian or non-Asian. So to meet an Asian American, …

Kasahara,Haruo

Sings traditional plantation labor song (ho-le ho-le bushi) in Japanese and Hawaiian

Haruo Kasahara June and July, 1991

[The ho-le ho-le bushi is about dragging the cane cuttings through the fields. Mrs. Kasahara …

Kawakami,Barbara

Going back to Hawaii

Barbara Kawakami February 19, 2004

I was born in Kumamoto. Among the nine siblings, I was the only one. I …

Kawakami,Barbara

1920 labor strike

Barbara Kawakami February 19, 2004

My father, he was a clerk at the old sugar company warehouse. Huge warehouse, where …

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