Rice & Roses #1113 : Filipinos in Hawaiian Labor Movement

Filipinos have been involved in the Hawaiian labor movement seemingly from their first arrival in the islands. This episode of Rice & Roses reflects upon the history of the Filipino workers in Hawaiʻi. From plantation workers in the early days to doctors, lawyers, and elected officials today. The program also shows Pablo Manlapits' involvement in organizing the Filipino workforce and how that ultimately led to the ILWU becoming involved in Hawaiʻi. Recorded on June 23, 1981.

Languages: English


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