Interview with Felipe Lariosa 6/16/95

Interview with Felipe Lariosa conducted by Teresa Bill and recorded on June 16, 1995 for the 1946: The Great Hawaiʻi Sugar Strike project. Topics include being born in the Philippines and growing up in ʻEwa; pay and working conditions; separation between the different ethnic camps; taking care of a family during the strike; joining the union to improve pay and benefits; being responsible for fishing during the strike; how the community survived and conditions during the strike; what was gained through the strike; how the next generation will fare as a result of plantation life; importance of knowing about the 1946 strike; and working during the 1958 strike as a heavy equipment operator.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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