8 Agricultural Industries That Have Shaped The Hawaiian Islands

Most people are surprised to learn that the Hawaiian Islands are home to countless incredible farms, ranches, and sprawling fields in addition to our pristine beaches in a variety of colors and towering verdant mountains. In fact, agriculture is one of Hawaii’s biggest industries, and you’ll find a variety of farms scattered across the islands, including macadamia nut, coffee, and cacao farms as well as fruit farms, cattle ranches, and more. So, in honor of Hawaii’s agricultural history, let’s take a look at 8 industries that have influenced our beautiful islands. 

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Did you know about the history of these eight major agricultural industries? Which one of these Hawaiian-grown products is your favorite? I’m personally partial to a strong cup of Kona coffee and consume more Hawaiian-grown pineapple than perhaps one should. We’d love to hear from you in the comments below!

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