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Hawaiian cowboy, Wayne Tachera is photographed on Kahua Ranch in North Kohala, Hawaii. Tachera lives with his two daughters, Kamehana and Nahe, in "cowboy housing" which is subsidized by the ranch as part of a cowboy's benefit package. "We get free housing, free electricity, free water. It makes up for cowboy pay because cowboy pay is not much at all"," says Tachera. Tachera's daughter's are very close to their father who taught them to ride horses as toddlers and took them to work with him when childcare wasn't available.

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The Last of the Hawaiian Cowboys
Hawaiian cowboy, Wayne Tachera is photographed on Kahua Ranch in North Kohala, Hawaii. Tachera lives with his two daughters, Kamehana and Nahe, in "cowboy housing" which is subsidized by the ranch as part of a cowboy's benefit package. "We get free housing, free electricity, free water.  It makes up for cowboy pay because cowboy pay is not much at all"," says Tachera.  Tachera's daughter's are very close to their father who taught them to ride horses as toddlers and took them to work with him when childcare wasn't available.