Where you stay?: Locals, Teachers, and Local Teachers

“Residential Distribution of Public School Teachers, 1931-32” An article that appeared in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on August 25, 1932 reported that “Teachers Live Away from Homes of School Children.”  The article showed a chart that supported this gripping news and reported the following facts: The majority of teachers lived in Nu‘uanu, Makiki, Mānoa, Waikīkī and…

Coast Haole

In a paper entitled “My Conception of the Haole,” F.T. describe her experiences interacting with Whites. Having grown up in a “Japanese camp” in the Pālama district of Honolulu, for most of her childhood she had no face-to-face contact with Haoles. With the exception of an “old-maid” and a Jewish peddler who walked the streets of…