Ah Quon McElrath and Eddie Lapa talk and walk at Ala Moana Beach 7/17/96

This video contains footage of Ah Quon McElrath and Eddie Lapa talking at Ala Moana Beach Park recorded on July 17, 1996 for the 1946: The Great Hawaiʻi Sugar Strike project. Topics include reminiscing about the past and early days of the union; different generations and different ethnicities of workers on the plantation getting along; and the older generation not being able to understand the wants of their children; the union creating a sense of community. The video also includes footage of the ocean and people playing on the beach.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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