Ted Rodrigues

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Interview with Ted Rodrigues conducted at Hosmer Grove. Interview was conducted by Alana Kanahele. This project was a collaboration between the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa's Center for Oral History and the National Park Service.

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Ted Rodrigues was born on January 12th, 1949 in Pā‘ia, Maui. He grew up near a plantation town known as Rice Camp. Ted began working at Haleakalā National Park in 1976 as a seasonal interpretive park ranger. He then served as a backcountry ranger. Throughout his career with the Park he worked in various departments including Interpretation, Resource Management, Law Enforcement, and Search and Rescue. He was involved in the construction of nearly every fence line and was a key member in managing the goat population in the crater district. He continues to volunteer with the park today.

Last updated: January 23, 2023

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