Quote Unquote: Meet the Third-Generation Farmer Behind Kamiya Gold Papayas

Michael Kamiya, is a third-generation papaya farmer who worked in the corporate printing world before joining the family business full-time seven years ago. His grandparents started a small farm in Kāne‘ohe in the 1940s. Now, Kamiya Gold grows papayas on a total of 30 acres and recently completed construction of a new packing shed on a property in Punalu‘u.


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