Interview with Harry Urata at Makiki Cemetery #2

Interview with Harry Urata conducted by Chris Conybeare and Franklin Odo recorded in Makiki Cemetery for the program Hole Hole Bushi: Songs of the Cane Field. Continued from title 22784 this interview continues to discuss the holehole bushi folk songs of the Japanese cane field workers. Some of the topics include how the ratio of Japanese men to women led to prostitution and gambling; the men drinking and fighting; how the issei feel about this part of their history now; how the holehole bushi contain Hawaiian and Japanese words.

Languages: English


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