Rice & Roses #1218 : Kona Coffee and Its People
Kona Coffee and Its People is a slideshow documentary with voiceovers and narration created by the University of Hawaiʻi Ethnic Studies Oral History Project. It details the history, challenges, innovations, and lifestyles of the coffee growers in Kona on Hawaiʻi Island. Following the documentary, Chris Conybeare interviews Michiko Kodama and Warren Nishimoto, who worked on the project. Recorded on October 13, 1981. People include Michiko Kodama, Warren Nishimoto, Bernabella Abril, Raymundo Agustin, Agustina Alavado, Eugenio Bala, John De Guair, Severo Dinson, Yosoto Egami, Rose Falconer, Martina Fuentevilla, Edward Fukunaga, Ah Moy Giugni, Sherwood R.H. Greenwell, Minoru Inaba, Fred Iona, William Ishida, Gabriel Kaʻeo, Katherine "Nina" Kalaiwaʻa, Tsuruyo Kimura, Hanshichi Kunitomo, Samuel Liau, Osame Manago, Usaku Morihara, Yoshio Noguchi, Kame Okano, William Paris, John Santana, Margaret Spinney, Rufo Suelto, Lloyd Sugimoto, Yoshitaka Takashiba, Kazo Tanima, Minoru Tanouye, Willie Thompson, and Torahichi Tsukahara.
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