Interview with Enos "Enoka" Kaohi #2 4/30/99

Interview with Enos "Enoka" Kaohi about the 1949 Dock Strike recorded on April 30, 1999. Kaohi worked on Kauaʻi as a stevedore. Topics include the hard labor involved in being a longshoreman, the purpose of the union to fight for better working conditions for the workers, the picket line at Port Allen where a car was overturned, the dock seizure laws, Labor Day parades, the negotiations and ending of the strike, gains from the strike, and his role in the strike.

Languages: English


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