Sense of Place Kelly Watanabe

For this assignment I interviewed my father, Ryan Watanabe. He has lived in Hawaii, on O'ahu, all his life. We talked about his "sense of place" and how it has changed over time, environmentally and sociologically.

Growing up in Hawaii with Melia

Melia talking about what it was like to grow up hi Hawaii and what she loved most about it.

"Education in traveling… You cannot buy that kind of education."
September 16, 2019 App Interview

Patricia Y. Wong speaks to Kona Historical Society during a Kupuna Health & Wellness Outreach Event at the Regency Hualalai, September 15, 2019

A rainy day in Kauai

The story of how my mother saved a woman’s life

My Interview with Joshua Slocum

He grew up surrounded by the ocean being the oldest of three. Joshua Slocum enjoys Christmas and the summer. He remembers playing baseball and being called “Squashua” and “JJ”. His favorite childhood vacation was going to Disney World with his...

James Ao and his dad talk about their favorite place in the world and some memories.

In the interview recorded in November, 2017 in Roslyn, NY, James interviews his step dad about his favorite place or in general his favorite everything. James’s dad shares his favorite childhood memories and memories right now on the people that...

Get Lucky and Never Quit

Having a true appreciation for relaxation, Linda Pfeffer speaks with her grandson, Jake Joel, while sitting on the beach in Hawaii on Thanksgiving of 2017. Linda shares an abundance of stories, each with a golden lining, that resonates with Jake...

The great thanksgiving listen with Kiana Sumalpong by Lilly Huffstutter.

Kiana is a seventeen year-old, she is also a senior in high school who answers some random questions about her personal life.

Changes in the community.

My dad’s experience in transitioning from a mainland style to a mentality of Aloha in Hawaii.

Mae Murnan (95) and granddaughter Tiffany Albrecht (46) with greats David & Bryce: ”young and younger”

Tiffany, Granddaughter, interviews Grandma, Mae Murnan, about the love of her life, her husband, Wilbur “Bill” Murnan. They met in Hawaii during the war, were married short months later, and the war was over a week after their honeymoon. She...

Sense Of Place

I interview my mom Kehau Wall Hershey, who has lived in Hawaii sense 1958.

Anuhea Yagi + Hōaka Delos Reyes
November 4, 2022 App Interview

Anuhea Yagi, Student of Hawaiian Life Ways speaks with Hōaka Delos Reyes, expert in the field of stone-on-stone carving (kālai pōhaku)

Interview with Grandmother: Growing up in Hawaii

Elaine H. (grandmother of Lauren M.) shares valuable lessons that has shaped her through her memories and upbringing. From growing up on the plantations of Maui to internment camps, Elaine shares her fond memories of her past to shine light...