Edward Kanaya oral history interview, part 1 of 6, September 28, 2003

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Description

Edward Kanaya and the interviewers introduce themselves. He talks about his parent's immigration. He describes his early life in Honolulu, Hawaii. He discusses his parent's employment. He shares his parent's backstories. He lists his siblings. He shares his experiences with discrimination. Kanaya talks about joining the Varsity Victory Volunteers. He shares his reasons for volunteering. He describes volunteering for the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. He talks about being a part of the band. He discusses his childhood activities. He describes his early education. He explains how he got around town. He talks about his experiences in high school and college. He describes his post-war life. He explains why he returned to Hawaii. He discusses working for the Honolulu Symphony. He talks about his tutoring career. He describes his experiences in Japanese Language School. He discusses playing the flute.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:01

Language

Identifier

2003OH0387_01_Kanaya

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/387-Kanaya-Edward-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Aug 26

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Kanaya, Edward: narrator et al., “Edward Kanaya oral history interview, part 1 of 6, September 28, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed November 28, 2022, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049910.