BROOKS TAKENAKA:ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER OF UNITED FISHING AGENCY, HONOLULU, HAWAII

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Brooks Takenaka, right, at the Honolulu Fish Auction

5:30 A.M. HONOLULU FISH AUCTION. PICTURE A LARGE ROOM FILLED WITH LARGE BIGEYE TUNA LINED UP ON PAL-LETS, SURROUNDED BY BIDDERS. AS THE AUCTION’S ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER SINCE 1979, TAKENAKA HAS BEEN ACTIVE IN TRAINING FISHERMEN AND PROCESSORS ON HOW TO HANDLE FISH FOR TOP QUALITY AND SEAFOOD SAFETY. TO INTRODUCE HAWAII SEAFOOD TO OTHER MARKETS, INCLUDING THE U.S. MAINLAND, TAKENAKA HELPED DEVELOP THE AWARD-WINNING HAWAII SEAFOOD BUYER’S GUIDE.

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