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Sugar Booms—1876 to 1897

C. Allan Jones and Robert V. Osgood

in From King Cane to the Last Sugar Mill: Agricultural Technology and the Making of Hawaii's Premier Crop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840006
eISBN:
9780824868635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840006.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The Reciprocity Treaty increased industry profits, and as a result sugar production increased twenty fold from 1876 to 1897. Though it struggled with chronic labor shortages and unrest, the industry ... More


Industry Growth and Labor Unrest—1898 to 1929

C. Allan Jones and Robert V. Osgood

in From King Cane to the Last Sugar Mill: Agricultural Technology and the Making of Hawaii's Premier Crop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840006
eISBN:
9780824868635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840006.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The period after annexation saw rapid industry growth. HC&S’s Puʻunēnē factory was the largest and most modern in the world, and in 1908 East Maui Irrigation was formed to deliver water to the ... More


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