ISLAND HISTORY: Gerald Hirata’s unique Kaua‘i sugar plantation camp map

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Gerald Hirata, historian, and caretaker of the Hanapepe Soto Zen Temple, has created, for the first time, a revised USGS topographical map on which the names of 26 now almost entirely nonexistent south and westside Kaua‘i sugar plantation housing camps are matched with their locations.