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Hamakua Hero
Item No.: 151268


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Written by Patsy Y. Iwasaki. Illustrated by Berido.

Written and illustrated in manga style is the true story of Katsu Goto, a Japanese man who journeyed to Hawaii seeking a better life as a plantation worker. This book illustrates the racial and cultural problems Japanese immigrants such as Katsu Goto faced in the plantations. It is a powerfully poignant biography about Katsu Goto's life and the injustices he and his countrymen faced in their years of work in Honoka'a from when they arrived in 1885. Paper: 80 pp.

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