Children of immigrant plantation workers newly arrived in Hawaiʻi had two choices where they could work to help their families. For the girls, they could either work on the plantation or work as live-in housemaids. This episode of Rice and Roses spotlights several women who became housemaids who talk about their experiences in the early days of Hawaiʻi's plantation history. Aired on October 12, 1988.

Languages: English


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