Hawai‘i Bottomfish Heritage Project | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Hawai‘i Bottomfish Heritage Project

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    Principal Investigator:
    Kirsten Leong
Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
Sueto Matsumura

Oral history interview with Sueto Matsumura.

Bob Moffitt Kona, HI NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Hawai‘i Bottomfish Heritage Project
Jim Cook, Gary Dill, Jonathan Hurd, Bobby Gomes, Billy Wakefield, Dave Kalthoff, Steve Arnold, Steve Wheeler, Guy Ohara, and Troy Lanning

Interviews about fishing in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

Dates: February 10, 2020 - April 27, 2017 and July 2000.

Locations: Port Allen, Kauai; Honolulu, O‘ahu; Waikulu, Maui; Kona, Hawai‘i Island, HI; Midway Island; Maalaea, Maui

Bob Moffitt Port Allen, HI NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Hawai‘i Bottomfish Heritage Project
Nathan and Michael Abe

Oral history interview with Nathan and Michael Abe.

Bob Moffitt Kona, HI NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Hawai‘i Bottomfish Heritage Project
Nash Kobayashi and Ralph Takafuji

Oral history interview with Nash Kobayashi and Ralph Takafuji.

Bob Moffitt Wailuku, HI NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Hawai‘i Bottomfish Heritage Project
Melvin Lopez, Jr., Bradley Saito, and Anthony Acain

Group interview with the next generation of the Maui Cooperative Fishing Association

Bob Moffitt Wailuku, HI NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Hawai‘i Bottomfish Heritage Project
Basil Oshiro, Jimmy Gomes, Norman Tan, Salvador Santos, and William Choy

Group interview with the next generation of the Maui Cooperative Fishing Association.

Bob Moffitt Wailuku, HI NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Hawai‘i Bottomfish Heritage Project
Leonard Yamada

Oral history interview with Leonard Yamada. 

Bob Moffitt Honolulu, HI NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Hawai‘i Bottomfish Heritage Project
Layne Nakagawa

Oral history interview with Layne Nakagawa.

Bob Moffitt Wailuku, HI NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Hawai‘i Bottomfish Heritage Project
Kurt Kawamoto

Oral history interview with Kurt Kawamoto.

Bob Moffitt Honolulu, HI NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Hawai‘i Bottomfish Heritage Project
Fritz Amtsburg

Oral history interview with Fritz Amtsburg.

Bob Moffitt Honolulu, HI NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Hawai‘i Bottomfish Heritage Project