KHET Interview with Alfredo Villanueva 9/5/96

Interview with Alfredo Villanueva conducted by Chris Conybeare and recorded on September 5, 1996 for the 1946: The Great Hawaiʻi Sugar Strike project. Topics include being born into a farming family, World War II in the Philippines, why so many people wanted to come to Hawaiʻi after war, the process of being chosen for immigration, working as an interpreter, how people got by without pay during the strike, differences between childhood now and then, what kind of work the next generation will do in Hawaiʻi as agriculture dies down. Includes footage of a painting of plantation workers.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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