Hole hole bushi studio discussion and performance #2

Continued from title 23237, in studio discussion and performance recorded for the program Hole Hole Bushi: Songs of the Cane Field between Harry Urata, Franklin Odo, and Chris Conybeare. Topics include lyrics and interpretations of the songs; history of Japanese workers in Hawaiʻi sugar plantation system; how the songs tell the history of Japanese in Hawaiʻi; how the songs use a mixture of Japanese and Hawaiian words; and Urata's hole hole bushi song collection. Includes Urata singing a couple of songs.

Languages: English


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