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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 …

Yonamine,Wally Kaname

Training for football by carrying 100-lb bags of grass over mountains

Wally Kaname Yonamine December 16, 2003

When I was a ninth grade, I went to Lahainaluna. Where I was staying, I …

Yonamine,Wally Kaname

Working in cane fields as teenager to supplement family income

Wally Kaname Yonamine December 16, 2003

Well, when I was 12, 14 years old, all the kids used to work in …


Daily life in his childhood

Mitsuo Ito March 23, 2005

We always had to go back home and pick strawberries. Farming was more important than …


Sugar-beets farm in Alberta

Mitsuo Ito March 23, 2005

So I went to Alberta in 1941, and it was a sugar-beets farm in Alberta, …


Learning to do farm labor at a sugar beet farm

Alice Sumida December 6, 2005

After about 2 weeks there (Assembly Center), a man from the sugar beet field came. …


Father’s success in farm business

Bill Hashizume October 29, 2005

Well, my father, at first he started out with about twenty-seven or twenty-eight-acre farm. And …


Yobiyose system in Canada

Bill Hashizume October 29, 2005

Yobiyose, is, literally means "to call over," yobiyoseru, "call over." And there was this system …

Sogi,Francis Y.

Starting work at five years old

Francis Y. Sogi May 29, 2006

As soon as I could work, I was put to work. I*: How old were …


Father's role in starting the Wailea Milling Company

Margaret Oda May 31, 2006

Eventually, after several years [in Hawai‘i], my father was asked by Mr. Cabrino, who had …

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