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Xanda Ho'opai, 4, the son of fourth generation cowboy, Jesse Ho'opai, plays with a stick and rope outside his home on Parker Ranch in Waimea, Hawaii. Behind him are the jawbones from wild pigs Xanda's father and cowboy friends have killed over the years. Many of the cowboy families supplement their income by hunting and fishing. "Growing up, we survived off the pork," says Shane Ho'opai, Jesse's brother. "When my dad worked for Parker Ranch, he didn't bring home that much," he explains. Xanda is growing up in the same cowboy house his father and uncle were raised in on Parker Ranch.

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The Last of the Hawaiian Cowboys
Xanda Ho'opai, 4, the son of fourth generation cowboy, Jesse Ho'opai, plays with a stick and rope outside his home on Parker Ranch in Waimea, Hawaii. Behind him are the jawbones from wild pigs Xanda's father and cowboy friends have killed over the years.  Many of the cowboy families supplement their income by hunting and fishing.  "Growing up, we survived off the pork," says Shane Ho'opai, Jesse's brother.  "When my dad worked for Parker Ranch, he didn't bring home that much," he explains.  Xanda is growing up in the same cowboy house his father and uncle were raised in on Parker Ranch.