Everyday life and diversity of Polynesian people in Hawaii before the attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II.
Honolulu Hawaii USA Date:1941 Duration:2 min 57 sec Sound:Yes
Various Polynesian people and everyday life in Hawaiian Islands before American involvement in World War 2 and the attack on Pearl Harbor. Women from dominant ethnic backgrounds in Hawaii introduce themselves, including women from Korea, Portugal / Portuguese, China, Phillipines / Filipino, Native Hawaiian, Caucasian / Anglo, Japanese. Narrator describes it as a melting pot. Polynesian children on a long staircase in a village. Group of Hawaiian school children walking to school with some girls wearing Japanese style clog sandals. Diverse crowd of citizens walking on sidewalks of a downtown area of Honolulu near stores and shops. Hawaiian police officer directs traffic. 1930's cars seen on streets. Children in scout uniforms including Girl Scout and Boy Scouts salute. Groups of Hawaiian children playing and relaxing, and seen at desks in school classroom. Graduation ceremony at a high school in Hawaii as graduate young men and women walk by on a stage. Colorful traditions and customs of various cultures in Hawaii are shown. People wearing leis. Women doing various dances including hula and other dancing styles. The Aloha Tower in Honolulu Harbor and scenes of various women from different backgrounds each saying Aloha.
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