Interview with Allison Arakawa 8/31/09

Interview with Allison Arakawa recorded on August 31, 2009 and conducted by Chris Conybeare and Franklin Odo. In this interview Arakawa talks about taking singing lessons from Harry Urata since age four; winning the Nodo Jiman singing competition in Hawaiʻi; playing a picture bride in the 1995 motion picture film "Picture Bride" directed by Kayo Hatta; and about Barbara Kawakami making the holehole bushi costume for Arakawa.

Languages: English


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