Interview with Thomas Nakayama #2 5/18/95

Interview with Thomas Nakayama conducted by Chris Conybeare and recorded on May 18, 1995 for the 1946: The Great Hawaiʻi Sugar Strike project. Topics include negotiating for higher wages, the strike in the 1920s, how people survived during the strike, differences in opinion between managers and union members, medical coverage and severance pay, what managers discussed during the strike, the best part of plantation days being the athletic programs, the closing of Kahuku Plantation and the responsibilities involved, and finding new jobs for the workers.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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