Interview with Eddie Lapa #1 5/16/96

Interview with Eddie Lapa recorded on May 16, 1996 for the 1946: The Great Hawaiʻi Sugar Strike project. Topics include the story of how he joined the union; why he joined; favoritism on the plantation; recruiting members for the union; separation of different ethnic groups; agreement among union members; what was expected of the strike; and how Waialua kept itself organized and fed. Video also contains footage of a sugar mill and fields.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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