1948 Born in Nakijin, Okinawa. Photographer
1969 Announces the "Women Who Renounce the Return to their Homeland"
1970 Debuts as a professional with the announcement of "Okinawa, My Homeland," and continues thereafter to photograph Okinawa for 40 years.
2007 Publishes his masterpiece "Sanyo-no-Hai" (Kage Shobo)
2008 Awarded the 33rd Ina Nobuo Award