Hawaiian Legacy Foundation: Eddie & Myrna Kamae

Interview with Ruth Kaholoaʻa in Waipiʻo Valley 5/18/91

Interview with Ruth Kaholoaʻa recorded in Waipiʻo Valley, Hawaiʻi Island on May 18, 1991 for the documentary "Hawaiian Voices: Bridging Past to Present." In this interview Kaholoaʻa shares life stories while in a loʻi kalo (taro patch) in Waipiʻo Valley on Hawaiʻi Island. A few stories include how in her youth they lived for today; the right time to catch ʻoʻopu (goby); how to cook hoʻiʻo (fern); and how to wrap fish using laʻi (ti leaf). Contains Kaholoaʻa talking about domestic violence she experienced. May not be suitable for young children.

Languages: English


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