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Hawaiians in the Pacific Northwest

From: Dmae Roberts
Series: Crossing East - Asian American History series
Length: 04:10

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Early history of Hawaiians settling along the West Coast

Program1_small Aloha, Oregon, Kanaka Bay, Washington and Kalama,Washington . These Hawaiian names are sprinkled up and down the coast of Northwest America. Kalama is named after one of the first Hawaiians who came to the Northwest 175 years ago. Producers Dmae Roberts and Sara Caswell Kolbet of the Crossing East radio series has this profile of two women in the Pacific Northwest and their Hawaiian ancestry.

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Aloha, Oregon, Kanaka Bay, Washington and Kalama,Washington . These Hawaiian names are sprinkled up and down the coast of Northwest America. Kalama is named after one of the first Hawaiians who came to the Northwest 175 years ago. Producers Dmae Roberts and Sara Caswell Kolbet of the Crossing East radio series has this profile of two women in the Pacific Northwest and their Hawaiian ancestry.

Broadcast History

aired on Day to Day in November 2005, part of the Crossing East Asian American history series airing May 2006

Transcript

HAWAIIANS IN THE PACIFIC NW

HOST INTRO:
Aloha, Oregon, Kanaka Bay, Washington and Kalama,Washington . These Hawaiian names are sprinkled up and down the coast of Northwest America. Kalama is named after one of the first Hawaiians who came to the Northwest 175 years ago. Producers Sara Caswell Kolbet of the Crossing East radio series has this profile of two women in the Pacific Northwest and their Hawaiian ancestry.

HOST OUTRO:
This piece was produced by Dmae Roberts and Sara Caswell Kolbet for the Crossing East Asian American history series. To find out more about the series, go to CrossingEast.org.

STORY SCRIPT

SOUND: KALAMA OUTSIDE & CHEERING

SARA: Mayor Pete Poulsen speaks to a crowd in Kalama, Washington.

PETE POULSEN, MAYOR OF KALAMA: This plaque is to honor John Kalama and other Hawaiians and the role they played, along with the Native American Indians, in de...
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