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Sea of OpportunityThe Japanese Pioneers of the Fishing Industry in Hawaii$
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Manako Ogawa

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780824839611

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824839611.001.0001

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Passage to Hawai‘i

Passage to Hawai‘i

The Development of a Fishing Culture in Japan since Ancient Times

(p.11) 1 Passage to Hawai‘i
Sea of Opportunity

Manako Ogawa

University of Hawai'i Press

This chapter examines the history and culture of fishing in Japan, especially Wakayama, Yamaguchi, and Hiroshima prefectures. These prefectures sent many fishermen to Hawai‘i who developed the modern commercial fishing industries there. This chapter distinguishes the historical, cultural, and social backgrounds of fishing communities in Japan.

Keywords:   Japan, fishing, Wakayama, Yamaguchi, Hiroshima, Okikamuro, Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Hawai‘i

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