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Issei Legacy: Children of the Kanyaku Imin
Two descendants of the earliest Japanese contract labor immigrants to Hawai`i are interviewed. Co-produced by COH and Center for Labor Education and Research. Beta, VHS, and 3/4 videotape, 30 minutes.

Local People
The stage play Local People: An Oral History Experience is performed. Co-produced by COH and Hawai`i Public Television. Beta, VHS, and 3/4 videotape, 60 minutes.

Two young men face off as others 
look on. A scene from Local People, scripted by Tremaine Tamayose from COH transcripts. High school students and senior citizens act in the play. (COH photo)

Pineapple Women
Venicia Guiala, a former pineapple field worker, is profiled. Co-produced by COH and Center for Labor Education and Research. Beta, VHS, and 3/4 videotape, 29 minutes.

Link to videotape clipVenicia Guiala demonstrates how she prepared for work in the hot, dusty pineapple fields. (Quicktime movie, 4.4M). Transcript of Venicia Guiala video clip.
 
The Statehood Years
Perspectives on the Hawai`i statehood movement are presented. Co-produced by COH and Hawai`i Public Television. Beta, VHS, and 3/4 videotape, 30 minutes.

Sticking Together: Pounding Mochi in Hawai`i
A visit with the Onishi family for New Year mochi  (rice cake) pounding. Beta, VHS, and 3/4 videotape, 29 minutes.

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Kona Coffee and Its People
Kona's coffee farmers, whose lifestyles revolved around the growing, harvesting, processing, and marketing of coffee, are featured. Beta, VHS, and 3/4 videotape, 29 minutes.

Pine Women
Experiences in pineapple fields and canneries as told by women workers. Beta, VHS, and 3/4 videotape, 23 minutes.

Waialua and Hale`iwa: The Working People's Story
Traces the history of an O`ahu sugar plantation and establishment of the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union (ILWU). Beta, VHS, and 3/4 videotape, 28 minutes.

Waipi`o
Waipi`o Valley's past is explored through interviews with taro farmers and others. Beta, VHS, and 3/4 videotape, 25 minutes.

You may view and/or borrow A-V materials based on COH oral histories at Sinclair Library, University of Hawai`i at Manoa; Hawai`i State Library; University of Hawai`i at Hilo Library; Technical Assistance Center, Department of Education (for DOE teachers); and COH.

 

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