119 results

Funai,Kazuo

Company in Tokyo burned down (Japanese)

Kazuo Funai October 14 & 17, 2004

(Japanese) Even if I want to go home, I can’t so it’s useless. There’s no …

Funai,Kazuo

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 …

Hirabayashi,James

Family interrelations between mother and father

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

And as a matter of fact, there had been interrelationship, in-law relationship, between my mother’s …

Takeshita,Yukio

Impression of Japan upon arrival

Yukio Takeshita September 11, 2003

Well, I think this was a terrible place when I first came here. But, I …

Kaji,Pam

Experiences in Japan and its influence

Pam Kaji November 4, 2003

I find myself having to be more flexible and also be more humble to ask …

Kaji,Steve

FOB's

Steve Kaji November 4, 2003

As we grew up in high school in Hawaii, I would look at Japanese from …

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

Picture brides and karifufu

Barbara Kawakami February 19, 2004

Oh, there’s a funny story. Talk about picture brides and how at that time, many …

Okasaki,Robert (Bob) Kiyoshi

Grandmother's influence on decision to go to Japan

Robert (Bob) Kiyoshi Okasaki November 28, 2003

I think it's my grandmother that made me come to Japan. As I said, my …

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