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Fourth generation cowboy, Jessie Ho'opai, is photographed outside the home he lives in on Parker Ranch in Waimea, Hawaii. "I was born and raised in this house on Parker Ranch and now me and my wife are raising our two kids in this same house. I just love the way we were raised and the way we respect ourselves and the land and the animals that we raise here. There's not too many cowboys left and I'm glad that I still have the privelege to be one or work as one," says Ho'opai. Ho'opai is one of only 12 remaining cowboys left on Parker Ranch which is one of the oldest and largest cattle ranches in the United States.

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The Last of the Hawaiian Cowboys
Fourth generation cowboy, Jessie Ho'opai, is photographed outside the home he lives in on Parker Ranch in Waimea, Hawaii.  "I was born and raised in this house on Parker Ranch and now me and my wife are raising our two kids in this same house.  I just love the way we were raised and the way we respect ourselves and the land and the animals that we raise here.  There's not too many cowboys left and I'm glad that I still have the privelege to be one or work as one," says Ho'opai.  Ho'opai is one of only 12 remaining cowboys left on Parker Ranch which is one of the oldest and largest cattle ranches in the United States.