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Spending time with children

George Ariyoshi December 15, 2003

When I became governor, I told my secretary, “I don’t care how busy I am, …

Ariyoshi,Jean Hayashi

Getting married

Jean Hayashi Ariyoshi December 15, 2003

And when we got engaged, it was very interesting because George's parents came over. We …

Ariyoshi,Jean Hayashi

Possibility of being adopted by aunt

Jean Hayashi Ariyoshi December 15, 2003

My family was very poor, and the reason why is because my father, being a …


First work in America (Japanese)

Kazuo Funai October 14 & 17, 2004

(Japanese) I first went to San Pedro and worked in a cannery. Then I got …


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. …


Little interaction with parents

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

When you ask me about my connections with my parents, at first, you know, when …


Gordon's parents' experience in prison

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

Gordon said he looked up one day, one night and jailor says, “Oh, I got …


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 …


Going back to Hawaii

Barbara Kawakami February 19, 2004

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


Racial make-up of plantation camps

Barbara Kawakami February 19, 2004

We lived in segregated camps. We lived in Japanese camp. And there was an Okinawan …

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