Dried fish hooked him early and nowadays it’s a business

Posted on Aug 7, 2015 in Made in Hawaii Festival, News, Small Business

Star Advertiser logoby Erika Engle, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, August 7, 2015

The instruction that you should make lemonade if life gives you lemons sort of applies to Matt Castro of Keaau, Hawaii island.

Rather than lemons however, life gave him a stroke in 2011, effectively ending his career as a union carpenter.

He didn’t make lemonade.

Instead, he made even more dried and smoked fish than ever before, and thus, he and his company fishsnax! will debut at the Made in Hawaii Festival this month on the recommendation “of one of my good customers, who goes every year and they said it’s awesome,” he said.

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