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Yamano,Jane Aiko

Acculturation

Jane Aiko Yamano September 3, 2003

Moving here, looking like a Japanese and not speaking it really felt strange. I think …

Yamano,Jane Aiko

Preserving traditional Japanese culture

Jane Aiko Yamano September 3, 2003

At the same time, the culture that the Japanese have is something that we really …

Yamano,Jane Aiko

Japanese are more accustomed to foreigners

Jane Aiko Yamano September 3, 2003

Because we look Japanese, but we really didn’t know the Japanese customs, the Japanese language…the …

Yamauchi,Wakako Nakamura

Her experience as a Japanese-American schoolchild in Oceanside, California, after the bombing of Pearl Harbor

Wakako Nakamura Yamauchi May 22, 1998

I was seventeen, I was a senior in high school. We were making ready; this …

Yokoyama,Wayne Shigeto

Food growing up

Wayne Shigeto Yokoyama November 13, 2003

My parents spoke Japanese to each other. My mother would speak English sentences with Japanese …

Yokoyama,Wayne Shigeto

Being on the outside

Wayne Shigeto Yokoyama November 13, 2003

It was interesting to be in a place where all these Japanese were because all …

Yonamine,Wally Kaname

Returning to Maui during baseball off-seasons to remind himself of the hard work required to succeed

Wally Kaname Yonamine December 16, 2003

After the season's over I'd be winning the batting title. I come to Honolulu, I …

Yonamine,Wally Kaname

His parents' experience with Japanese resistance toward intermarriage with Okinawans

Wally Kaname Yonamine December 16, 2003

My father was Okinawan and my mother Japanese, what they call Naichi. And those days, …

Yonamine,Wally Kaname

Working in cane fields as teenager, and how it helped in his athletic training (Japanese)

Wally Kaname Yonamine December 16, 2003

(Japanese) When I was in Maui, well, I was about 12 to 14 years old. …

Matsumoto,Roy H.

Nickname

Roy H. Matsumoto December 17 & 18, 2003

Roy came when I went to school and the teacher, hard so she says, Go …

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