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Search results: Found 26 collection(s).
Search string: Repository by Code=OHR000027


1924 Filipino Strike on Kauai Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. In 1924, principal Filipino groups (Visayan, Tagalog, and Ilocano) in Hawai‘i were divided by background, culture, and language. For Filipinos as a whole, there were the additional problems of an overwhelming proportion of single men compared to women, scant education, general lack of community roots, and low-status jobs, almost totally on plantations. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Era of Change: Oral Histories of Civilians in World War II Hawaii Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. This oral history project, sponsored in part by the National Park Service, focused on individual responses to the war. The interviews with thirty-three longtime residents provide us with primary source documentation on the war as a catalyst for social change. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Five Life Histories Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. This project focuses on the personal experiences and historical events recalled by five individuals of disparate backgrounds. The interviewees range in age from sixty-four to ninety-three and talk about their lives in Big Island plantation communities, Kula, Maui, Leeward O`ahu, central Honolulu, and Ka`a`awa, O`ahu. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Hanahana: An Oral History Anthology of Hawaii's Working People Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Hawaii Political History Documentation Project Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. The Hawai`i Political History Documentation Project features interviews with forty-three former office holders, aides, appointees, party organizers, union officials, lobbyists, and political observers who share their perspectives on territorial and state politics in the islands. In these volumes are transcripts of videotaped life history interviews with many well-known and some lesser-known individuals who initiated, participated in, and/or closely observed many political developments of the last half-century. The interviews cover a diversity of topics: the interviewees’ family background, childhood, community, education, work, early political activities and observations, political career, political philosophy, political leadership, and reflections on political and social change in Hawai`i. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

I'i/Brown Family: Oral Histories Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Ka Po`e Kau Lei: An Oral History of Hawaii's Lei Sellers Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Eleven long-time lei sellers share their experiences on lei making; lei selling on downtown sidewalks, the waterfront, and at the airport; tourism growth; and relationships with wholesalers, the state government, and the military. June 1986, 439 pages, 1 volume, photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Kalihi: Place of Transition Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. In this community-focused project, long-time residents talk about their experiences in Kalihi, a multi-ethnic working-class area of O‘ahu. June 1984, 1120 pages, 3 volumes, photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Koloa: An Oral History of Kauai's Community Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Thirty-three residents describe life, past and present, in Koloa, the site of the first commercial sugar plantation in Hawai‘i. September 1988, 1518 pages, 3 volumes, photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Lanai Ranch: The People of Ko'ele and Keomuku Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Detailed descriptions of the daily lives of cowboys, their spouses and children, and other ranch residents. July 1989, 934 pages, 2 volumes, photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Life Histories of Native Hawaiians Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. In Life Histories of Native Hawaiians, the lifestyles and experiences of Hawaiians in the first half of this century are examined. In cooperation with the Wai`anae Hawaiian Heritage Cultural Center, researcher and writer June Gutmanis conducted oral history interviews with nine older Hawaiians, including a community worker, teacher, seaman, streetcar conductor, nurse, entertainer, homemaker, plantation worker, and cowboy. Interviews cover childhood memories, job experiences, political and cultural involvements, views on the Hawaiian language, and various aspects of daily lives. A common topic is the lifestyles of Hawaiian families in the early twentieth century. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Oral Histories of African Americans Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Three women and seven men discuss family life, education, employment, segregation, racial violence, community life, political activities, and experiences in Hawai‘i. December 1990, 406 pages, 1 volume, photographs [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Perspectives on Hawaii's Statehood Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Public Education in Hawaii: Oral Histories Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Former administrators and teachers discuss their backgrounds, training, careers, and educational philosophies, practices, and attitudes. September 1991, 612 pages, 2 volumes, photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Reflections of Palama Settlement Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Twenty-nine individuals recall their life experiences and articulate the significance the Palama Settlement has had for themselves, Palama residents, and others. August 1998, 852 pages, 2 volumes, photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Remembering Kaka'ako:1910-1950 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. A controversial area undergoing redevelopment, Kaka‘ako was once known as the toughest district in Honolulu. Twenty-six former residents discuss sports, community organizations, and the old neighborhood as it was when Kaka‘ako was home to 5,000 of the city's working class. December 1978, 1252 pages, 2 volumes, photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Social History of Kona Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. The changing lifestyles of Kona (at one time the largest community in Hawai‘i outside of the sugar plantation system, and the only area in the United States to grow coffee commercially for over 100 years) are documented. June 1981, 1727 pages, 2 volumes, photographs. Slide/tape show on videotape available. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

State Foundation on Culture and the Arts: An Oral History Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. SFCA executive directors, staff and commissioners, arts educators, and others talk about the origins and growth of the agency, its early goals and achievements, and the development and role of arts in the community. May 1991, 445 pages, 1 volume, photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Stores and Storekeepers of Pa`ia and Pu'unene, Maui Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Individuals directly involved with stores serving the sugar plantation communities of Pa‘ia and Pu‘unene recall the social and economic roles these stores played and how these roles changed over seventy years. June 1980, 1433 pages, 2 volumes, photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawaii Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawai‘i, a project funded by the Pacific Tsunami Museum, features life history interviews with individuals who witnessed tsunamis--particularly the 1946 and 1960 disasters on the Big Island of Hawai‘i. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Ualapu'e, Moloka'I: Oral Histories for the East End Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Thirteen interviewees talk about the ‘Ualapu‘e Fishpond project, the historical and cultural role of fishponds, and everyday life on East End, Moloka‘i. June 1991, 576 pages, 2 volumes, photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Uchinanchu: A History of Okinawans in Hawaii Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. The development of the Okinawan community in Hawai‘i is chronicled in articles and essays. Highlighted are life history narratives based on oral history interviews with first-generation Okinawans. Published by COH in cooperation with the United Okinawan Association of Hawai‘i. Distributed by the University of Hawai‘i Press. December 1981, 632 pages, photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Waialua and Hale'iwa: The People Tell Their Story Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. The histories of Waialua, one of O‘ahu's few remaining sugar plantations, and Hale‘iwa, a neighboring town, as told by Caucasian, Chinese, Filipino, Hawaiian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Puerto Rican senior citizens. May 1977, 1880 pages, 9 volumes. Slide/tape show on videotape available. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Study of a community's transformation from taro fields, duck ponds, and bungalows to nightclubs, curio shops, and towering hotels, as observed by fifty long-time residents, workers, and business operators. June 1985, 1999 pages, 3 volumes, photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Waipi'o: Mano Wai (Source of Life) Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Old-timers recall taro farming and daily life in this remote Big Island valley and talk about the many changes that occurred in the first half of the century. Young residents and old discuss their visions for the future of Waipi‘o and taro. December 1978, 1335 pages, 2 volumes, photographs. Slide/tape show on videotape available. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Women Workers in Hawaii's Pineapple Industry Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Sixteen women field and cannery workers recall their daily work experiences in the pineapple industry and also talk about their domestic lives. June 1979, 1089 pages, 2 volumes, photographs. Slide/tape show on videotape available. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]