Kenichi Sato oral history interview, part 1 of 5, July 28, 2002

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Description

Sato begins the interview talking about how his parents came from Fukushima to Maui. His father would farm silk worms and work on the sugar plantation, also learning sumo and carpentry along the way. He talks quickly about his wife's parents route to Maui also, going first through Peru until finally arriving in Hawaii. His mother would work at a dairy farm, bringing back kiawe beans. Kenichi would enjoy swimming, fishing and playing sports while attending Kahului Elementary School and then Baldwin High School.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:28:56

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2002OH0299_01_Sato

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/299-Sato-Kenichi-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1926 Apr 04

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Sato, Kenichi: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kenichi Sato oral history interview, part 1 of 5, July 28, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053102.