Japanese Laborers on Spreckelsville Plantation, Maui
The first Japanese immigrants arrived in Hawaii in 1885.
Painting by Joseph Dwight Strong,
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person who follows the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha).
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the gathering and collection of crops, including both plants and animals.
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