Permissions: To all of the following contributors, "We will be showing you the website soon!"
Thank you to Jodi of C. Brewer Inc. for being generous with the sharing of valuable pictures of the plantation.
Mr. Arnold Hiura of the touring Japanese American Museum, for allowing us to interview him and taking information from his books, games, and pictures.
Thank you to Mr. J. Souza and all of the senior citizens of Papaikou Community Center for letting us interview, take photos and videos which didn't come out.
Thank you to Ms. Johnson (who got a grant to create a three man play about the Sugar Cane Plantation,) you allowed us to bring members from our community to our cafeteria to watch the play and share their history with our parents and fellow students.
To Mr. Mukai, who walks his dog on our school driveway, thank you for sharing your stories and the pictures.
To Mrs. Benevides who works on our campus, you shared a wonderful history telling us about life growing up and the geographic changes that happened to our small town. We don't have it on the web yet. Thank you for sharing the cane truck your husband crafted and painted.
Mrs. Lerma, thank you for walking around our school too, you shared wonderful stories and brought your iron and hair rollers to show our classroom about your younger days.
Mr. & Mrs. Souza, thank you for coming several times to be interviewed and sharing with our classmates about growing up on the plantation and your parents history and cultural beliefs.
Mr. Smith, thank you for typing and sharing your history about living here in this town for over sixty years. You really seem to like it here.
Thank you very much Mrs. Reyes, from Queen Liliuokalani Children's Center. You have always been there to help our projects, for all the community service projects we do like Make a Difference Day and the Senior Links last year. Thank you for taking us down to the museum to see the plantation history. We wanted you in our picture at the old mill down the road.
Thank you Charlene for letting us come to the old plantation mill to take pictures. You are a very nice addition to our little town, we hope you come to our school and share about your country. Seeing the mill was a novelty to most of us, even to our parents. The building is rotting away and you are bring a good feeling to the lonely structure.
Thank you to all of our parents for letting us stay overtime at school and on weekends to work on our project.
Thank you to our principal Mr. Yamamoto for allowing us to stay in the lab, run the machines and trusting us with this big project.
Thank you to Mrs. Masaoka, Mrs. L. Ching, Mrs. Mr. Medeiros, Mr. R. Ahia, Mrs. H. Benevides, and Mrs. Lerma, who came to talk to the parents and students on Final Harvest night about growing up on plantation towns and the good old days.
|Web Site Resources|
|http://mcel.pacificu.edu/as/students/hawaii/socialc.html Asian Immigration to Hawaii: Plantation Life topic: Social Classes|
|http://mcel.pacificu.edu/as/students/hawaii/index.html Asian Immigration to Hawaii: Plantation Life topic: Plantation Life|
|http://mcel.pacificu.edu/as/students/hawaii/critbook.html Asian Immigration to Hawaii: topic: Sohourners and Settlers|
|http://mcel.pacificu.edu/as/students/hawaii/story.html Asian Immigration to Hawaii: topic: The Story of a Nisei|
|http://www.extreme-hawaii.com/pp topic: The First Chinese in Hawaii includes intermarraige and merging of Chinese and Hawaiian names.|
topic: Chinese in Hawaii- 1788-merchant ships, later sugar...
...dominated rice growing in Hawaii 9 of 10 Chinese in Hawaii excellent!
|http://starbulletin.com/98/10/02/features/story2.html topic: Waipahu Town reflections about Chinese in Hawaii|
|http://homepages.uhwo.hawaii.edu/clear/Timeline.html topic: timeline includes striking Filipinos who are killed|
|http://www.soc.hawaii.edu/hwhp/hawork/itm.picturebride.html topic: Picture Bride and the memories of Japanese immigrant women|
|http://starbulletin.com/1999/07/12/millennium/story6.html Honolulu Star Bulletin Newspaper Topic: The Immigrant Wave about sugar plantation workers to Hawaii|
|http://www.islander-magazine.com/port.html The History of Hawaii topic: The Portuguese in Hawaii|
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