In­ter­view­ing man­ag­er look­ing at re­sume: This is what? Your mid­dle name? What lan­guage is this?
In­ter­vie­wee: It’s Hawai­ian. I’m part Hawai­ian.
In­ter­view­er: Oh… So, did you have to wait for the white man to get there be­fore you had a lan­guage?

San Diego, Cal­i­for­nia