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Merchant's legacy endures at isle car dealerships

By Erika Engle

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 09, 2014

~~<p>Mike Salta was more than just a name on a Pontiac dealership in Hawaii. He was an influential businessman whose effect on the local automotive industry lives on in people who run dealerships around the islands.</p>
<p>&quot;He was respected by so many people, it's an amazing legacy that he leaves behind,&quot; said Alan Uye&shy;oka, who went to work for Mike Salta Pontiac on Nimitz Highway in 1976, when he was 19 years old and eventually became a general manager. &quot;Knowing him has been a real honor,&quot; Uye&shy;oka said.</p>
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Mike Salta was more than just a name on a Pontiac dealership in Hawaii. He was an influential businessman whose effect on the local automotive industry lives on in people who run dealerships around the islands.

"He was respected by so many people, it's an amazing legacy that he leaves behind," said Alan Uye­oka, who went to work for Mike Salta Pontiac on Nimitz Highway in 1976, when he was 19 years old and eventually became a general manager. "Knowing him has been a real honor," Uye­oka said. Login for more...



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