There’s Something Special About These 11 Hawaii Farms From The Past

There is no doubt that the Hawaiian Islands have undergone monumental changes throughout the last two centuries. Not only was the Kingdom of Hawaii overthrown, became a territory of the United States and then an American state, but the islands went from being an agricultural state that was largely rural to boasting a population of 1.43 million with a booming tourism industry. In honor of Hawaii’s agricultural past, we’re looking back at the good ‘ole days, where sugar cane was king and pineapple fields dotted the Hawaiian landscape. From sugar plantations to taro fields, there is certainly something special about these 11 photographs of old Hawaii farms.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Want to see more? Check out some of the oldest photos ever taken in Hawaii, as well as 16 mesmerizing photos sure to make you fall in love with rural Hawaii.