Interview with Alfredo Villanueva #1; Līhuʻe Plantation shots 5/30/96
Interview with Alfredo Villanueva recorded on May 30, 1996 for the 1946: The Great Hawaiʻi Sugar Strike project. Topics include what the Līhuʻe Plantation used to look like in 1946, how things changed for the better, the incident where the strikers threw a supervisor in the water when he tried to open the irrigation, how serious strikes used to be, why plantation managers wanted union leaders arrested, Ilocano immigration to Hawaiʻi, his own experience immigrating, and the jobs that were offered. Includes shots around town where the plantation used to be.
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