Herbert Isonaga
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Herbert Isonaga

Herbert Isonaga

Herbert Isonaga is born in 1921 in Koloa, Kauai.

His mother, Kazuyo, is from Hiroshima-ken; his father, Tokuichi, is from Yamaguchi-ken. Tokuichiā€™s relatives, the Motoshiges, arrange their marriage.

During his early years on Oahu, Tokuichi is employed by the Motoshiges, who own and operate Motoshige Shoten in Honolulu. Later, the Motoshiges finance the opening of Isonaga Store in Koloa.