Leslie Wilcox talks with Warren Nishimoto, director of the UH Manoa Center for Oral History. As an oral historian, Warren has recorded other peoples' stories for over three decades. Now he shares his own stories about the indirect path to becoming an oral historian, including working at his family's store, the historic Iida's. He also explains how he documents the lives of everyday people to preserve Hawaii's history.

Original Air Date: June 26, 2012

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