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Closing down sugar mill in Kāʻū

Closing down sugar mill in Kāʻū

Last day at the sugar mill workers prepare for closing by shutting down machines and placing caution tape around some parts of the mill.

Duration:
00:25:00
Interview with worker

Interview with worker

Retired mill operator talks about emigrating to Hawaiʻi and his thoughts on the future of Kāʻū now that the plantation is closing.

Duration:
00:05:00
Interview with John Verbiske Jr.

Interview with John Verbiske Jr.

Interview with John Verbiske Jr., welder at the mill.

Duration:
00:29:16
Sugar mill camp and Pāhala town

Sugar mill camp and Pāhala town

Shots of sugar mill camp, Pāhala town, and Japanese shrine.

Duration:
00:04:35
Interview with Hajime Ueda, Kenneth Ito, and Masayuki Kai

Interview with Hajime Ueda, Kenneth Ito, and Masayuki Kai

Interview with Hajime Ueda, Kenneth Ito, and Masayuki Kai about growing up and working on the planation.

Duration:
00:57:06
Interview with Charles Sakamoto

Interview with Charles Sakamoto

Interview with Charles Sakamoto, mill operator.

Duration:
00:31:02
Inside the mill

Inside the mill

Shots of inside the mill.

Duration:
00:50:33
Sugar irrigation system ditch

Sugar irrigation system ditch

Shots of sugar irrigation system ditch.

Duration:
00:06:24
Interview with Joseph G. Pedro

Interview with Joseph G. Pedro

Interview with Joseph G. Pedro, field supervisor at the plantation.

Duration:
00:15:00
Interview with Iwao Yonemitsu

Interview with Iwao Yonemitsu

Interview with Iwao Yonemitsu, retired crop superintendent.

Duration:
00:31:04
Last haul

Last haul

Last sugarcane haul from plantation to mill. Includes drivers' decorating trucks and driving through Pāhala town for one last time.

Duration:
00:41:04
Kūpuna on plantation life

Kūpuna on plantation life

Kūpuna talk about growing up on the plantation.

Duration:
00:13:00
Sugar mill and company store

Sugar mill and company store

Shots of sugar mill and company store after shutting down.

Duration:
00:02:00
Interview with James Martinson

Interview with James Martinson

Interview with James Martinson who grew up in Pāhala. The interview covers such topics as interactions with haole, going to Japan as an army...

Duration:
01:00:36
Overgrown sugar

Overgrown sugar

Footage of sugar overgrown on the field. Also includes footage of Franco Salmoiraghi taking pictures.

Duration:
00:04:30