Hamakua Hero by Patsy Y. Iwasaki and Berido

Hamakua Hero by Patsy Y. Iwasaki and Berido

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Over 120 years ago, tens of thousands of men and women left behind family, friends, and their homeland for these island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean to work on the sugar plantations of Hawai‘i. Filled with hopes and dreams, they were drawn to this tropical paradise to seek their fortunes.

This graphic novel, Haumakua Hero: A True Plantation Story brings the Japanese-Hawai‘i immigrant experience to life through one man’s hardships, successes, injustice, and tragedy, shedding lifht on an intriguing but little known piece of Hawai‘i’s past. Follow Katsu Goto as he takes you on his journey… back to a time when sugar was king along the Hamakua coast of the Big Island.

 

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Bess Press, Inc (15 Sept. 2010)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 80 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1573063215
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1573063210