"You and those who follow you, will be putting your brains and your hands to a practical solution of one of the most serious problems confronting Hawaii today: home production for the needs of home consumption and an excess for export, and productive employment for our Hawaiian-born population."
- Excerpt from Governor Judd's address to Hawaii's First Future Farmers of America Convention, April 17, 1930
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John M. Ross, manager of the Hakalau Plantation, is so pleased at the work these boys have been doing that he has promised any graduate of the Hakalau FFA Chapter a piece of land to cultivate under the same basis of contracts as regular farmers. - Excerpt from article about Mr. Choi's visit to Hakalau (left)
1929. Sadoyoshi Furumoto, Waichi Ouye, Hisaichi Moribayashi, Kuniambo Morita prepare field for planting under the Smith Hughes Training Program
1929. Waichi Ouye Weeding Cane
1930. Waichi Ouye Plowing