My family has close to 80 years of farming experience. My grandfather started it all.
My grandfather, Thomas Yushin Kamiya, as a young boy.
My dad collecting grass for his water buffalo.
My Uncle Paul with one of their dairy cows.
Fields of bananas planted.
My dad with my grandmother outside their old house.
Cattle grazing in the pastures below the Koolau Mountains.
My grandparents cattle roaming the pasture.
My dad, as a teenager, driving an old military jeep.
Back in the 50’s, my dad learned to hunt.
My grandma tended to her dairy cows every morning.
The old family house that sat beside the Koolau mountains between rice paddies.
My grandparents farming in Waikane Valley. They grew beans, sweet potatoes, cucumbers, and bananas.
Our farm manager’s son helping out with the planting.
My dad plowing the field to get it ready for planting.
The trees that was saved by science.
Farming is a family thing with my mom and daughter processing the fruit.
Farming is a business and it takes HR skills and some marketing savvy to sell your goods.
Our farm manager, Neil, resting in the shade after a day of picking.
If it’s not picking or planting papaya, it’s fixing stuff.
My dad on his 1974 Ford tractor.
My brother, the next generation, planting next year’s crop.
My dad with my daughter, the next generation of farmers.