Interview with Katsugo Miho (11/16/1989)

Interview with Katsugo Miho conducted by Michi Kodama-Nishimoto and Warren Nishimoto on 11/16/1989 in the Miho residence Honolulu, Oʻahu as part of the Hawaiʻi Political History Documentation Project. Republican nisei politician relates his wartime experience in the military visiting his interned father and losing his brother, also in the service. He also covers his recruitment into the Republican party and his legislative work on the condominium law. Other topics include: the Miho Hotel family business in Kahului, Maui; the influence of the Kahului Railroad on Maui pre-WWII; memories of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor; the involuntary discharge of Japanese Americans from the Hawaii Territorial Guard; and his experiences with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Interview spans 7 videotapes. Transcript is available

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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