Interview with Shigeto "Shigesh" Wakida #2 6/20/96

Interview with Shigeto "Shigesh" Wakida recorded on June 20, 1996 conducted by Teresa Bill and Chris Conybeare for the 1946: The Great Hawaiʻi Sugar Strike. Topics include union parades; signs they had in the parades; stories about the boss John Moyer; how scabs were used for irrigation and how the workers handled them; the "Olowalu Incident" and Mac Yamauchi; solidarity between the workers; gains from the strike and the union; and his work with the youth.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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