Hiroto Hirashima

Pioneer

Hiroto Hirashima
City: Kaneohe
State: HI
Inducted: 1995


Hirashima led the sport through difficult times in Hawaii and eventually became the first minority ABC Director in 1963. He organized nine teams for the 1954 ABC Tournament in Seattle, the first Japanese-Americans to compete in the event. ABC invited him to become more involved in activites and eventually he was elected an ABC Director.
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