The Dole Plantation

The Dole Plantation
I used to be addicted to Dole Whip, the famous and tasty pineapple yogurt, at the Dole Plantation in Wahiawa that I made it a point to stop through on my way way to the North Shore.  Not a whole lot has changed at the Plantation aside from it not being a functioning plantation anymore.  Now it’s just the one and only place in Hawaii where you can learn about the nation’s most famous pineapple company and the state’s history with pineapple. There are four different things you should...
April 30th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 1
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Lana’i: The Pineapple Isle

After the entire island of Lanai was purchased for $1.1 million in 1922 by pineapple pioneer James D. Dole, Hotel Lanai was built in 1923 as a retreat for his executives and important guests. As the first and only hotel on the island until 1990, it housed nearly every 20th century traveler who came to its shores. Then dubbed the pineapple Isle, the island of Lanai once farmed 75 percent of the world’s pineapples. Today, with approximately 3,000 full-time residents, the island of Lanai has the coziness...
May 31st, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, history, History & Information, Lanai, pineapple