Nash Kobayashi

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Ralph Takafuji
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Hawai‘i Bottomfish Heritage Project


In 2017, we recorded the personal histories of some of the best bottomfish fishermen who fished across the Hawaiian archipelago for decades. They described the evolution of the fishery's unique culture, traditions, and techniques, to ensure sustainable management for future generations. For updates, visit:

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Oral history interview with Nash Kobayashi and Ralph Takafuji.

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