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Japanese Culture in Hawaiʻi

Japanese Culture in Hawaiʻi

This theme includes videos of interviews with elder Japanese who arrived or grew up in Hawai'i during plantation period, as well as some of the cultural elements & artifacts, such as Japanese clothing, music, & traditions, that they have passed down to posterity. There are also three documentaries about the Japanese in Hawai'i including Children of the Rising Sun, a KGMB cultural historical documentary with Bob Jones that describes the first contract Japanese workers in Hawai'i (kanyaku imin).

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Children of the Rising Sun

Children of the Rising Sun

Documentary which commemorates the 100th anniversary of the first contract Japanese workers (kanyaku imin) in Hawaiʻi. Hosted by Bob Jones.

Duration:
01:07:01
Interview with Jackson Morisawa tape 1 3/4/89

Interview with Jackson Morisawa tape 1 3/4/89

Interview with Jackson Morisawa recorded on March 4, 1989 for a project on the Varsity Victory Volunteers. Topics include his family history,...

Year:
1989
Duration:
00:21:51
Interview with Jackson Morisawa tape 2 3/4/89

Interview with Jackson Morisawa tape 2 3/4/89

Interview with Jackson Morisawa recorded on March 4, 1989 for a project on the Varsity Victory Volunteers. Topics include Morisawa's secondary and...

Year:
1989
Duration:
00:21:40
Interview with Jackson Morisawa tape 3 3/4/89

Interview with Jackson Morisawa tape 3 3/4/89

Interview with Jackson Morisawa recorded on March 4, 1989 for a project on the Varsity Victory Volunteers (VVV). Topics include work, athletic, and...

Year:
1989
Duration:
00:22:35
Interview with Jackson Morisawa tape 4 3/4/89

Interview with Jackson Morisawa tape 4 3/4/89

Interview with Jackson Morisawa recorded on March 4, 1989 for a project on the Varsity Victory Volunteers. Topics include the end of WWII,...

Year:
1989
Duration:
00:20:15
Cutaways of Jackson Morisawa zen archery class tape 5 3/4/89

Cutaways of Jackson Morisawa zen archery class tape 5 3/4/89

This video contains footage of people practicing kyūdō the Japanese martial art of archery. Recorded on March 4, 1989.

Year:
1989
Duration:
00:17:38
Interview with Kimiko Yahiro #1 6/1/87

Interview with Kimiko Yahiro #1 6/1/87

Interview with Kimiko Yahiro about her family photos conducted by Chris Conybeare and Barbara Kawakami in English and Japanese. Recorded on June 1,...

Year:
1987
Duration:
00:19:43
Interview with Kimiko Yahiro #3 6/1/87

Interview with Kimiko Yahiro #3 6/1/87

Interview with Kimiko Yahiro conducted by Chris Conybeare and Barbara Kawakami in Japanese with some English. Recorded on June 1, 1987 for the...

Year:
1987
Duration:
00:18:54
Interview with Tsuyoshi Endo and Yasu Sato #1

Interview with Tsuyoshi Endo and Yasu Sato #1

Interview with Tsuyoshi Endo and Yasu Sato conducted by Chris Conybeare and Barbara Kawakami in Japanese with some English. Recorded for the Memory...

Duration:
00:22:29
Group interview with Tsuyoshi Endo, Yasu Sato, and Kimiko Yahiro; Interview with Kimiko Yahiro about clothing

Group interview with Tsuyoshi Endo, Yasu Sato, and Kimiko Yahiro; Interview with...

Interviews with Tsuyoshi Endo, Yasu Sato, and Kimiko Yahiro and separate interview with Kimiko Yahiro about clothing. The interviews were conducted...

Duration:
00:22:17
Interview with Shizu Kaigo about clothing #1

Interview with Shizu Kaigo about clothing #1

Interview with Shizu Kaigo conducted by Chris Conybeare and Barbara Kawakami in Japanese with some English recorded for the Wedding Days project....

Duration:
00:19:24
Interview with Shizu Kaigo about clothing #3

Interview with Shizu Kaigo about clothing #3

Interview with Shizu Kaigo conducted by Chris Conybeare and Barbara Kawakami in Japanese with some English recorded for the Wedding Days project....

Duration:
00:20:32