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Pau Hana Years : Fortunato Teho; 1977

Interview with Fortunato Teho conducted by Bob Barker recorded in 1977 at the Hawaiʻi Public Television studio for the program Pau Hana Years. Teho talks about his early years living on the plantation in Kīlauea, Kauaʻi and studying agricultural sugar technology at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH), becoming its first graduate of Filipino ancestry. He also discusses his career growing food for the armed forces during World War II, recruiting farm laborers from the Philippines, developing sugar clubs for the UH College of Tropical Agriculture, broadcasting television and radio programs, and writing newspaper columns about gardening.

Languages: English


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