Toshi Morishige

Medical Company

Toshiro “Toshi” Morishige was born in Kauai.  He served in the 100th Battalion as a medic. Toshi received a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart.  After the war, he toured the mainland studying photography.  His mentor was a still photographer for Fox studios.  There he learned the “Hollywood lighting style” and specialized in glamour photos.  He opened a photography studio in Honolulu.