Fernando Zialcita

Interviewee Collection Sort descending Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation
Augustina Villa Kalihi: Place of Transition

Agustina (Abaya) Villa, Ilocano, was born in Dingras, !locos Norte, Philippines on August 28, 1893 . The fifth of six children, Agustina helped support the family by taking in laundry from the people of her barrio. She also sewed clothing. Agustina married Antonio Villa in 1913 . In 1924, Antonio left for Hawaii to find work in the sugarcane fields. He was assigned to Lahaina, Maui. Agustina remained in the Philippines and continued sewing and laundering until 1931, when she and two of her children joined Antonio in Lahaina .

Fernando Zialcita Honolulu, HI University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Center for Oral History