ISLAND HISTORY: Sugar was successfully produced on Hawaiian plantations for 181 years

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In May 1968, when my fiancee, Ginger Beralas of Lihu‘e, first took me to Kaua‘i, there were eight sugar plantations in operation on the island: Kilauea, Lihu‘e Plantation, Grove Farm, McBryde, Olokele, G &R, Waimea, and Kekaha.