After WW-II fMILIES FROM THE POOR OUTER ISLANDS OFF OKINAWA WERE FORCED TO SEND THEIR DAUGHTERS TO THE BIG ISLAND,
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Van D. Simmons and Taylor McKinnon
library of congress
August 12, 2007
Story behind the song
After WW-II poorer families from the smaller islands off okinawa wereforced to send their doughters to trhe big island to work as bar hosteses so as to send money home. Some of these drifted into prostitution, Sad.
Okinawa women, you cant trust em, okinawa women,you cant adjust em,to be like the girls back home. So theill lie and call you honey, take all your money, lawdy law thats wrong.