Hawaiian sugar going, going … – Hawaii Editorials – Starbulletin.com


By C. Keith Haugen

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 17, 2009

News that the last sugar cane fields on Kauai were being harvested makes us realize that it won’t be long before we will see the last of what for more than a century was the single most important product of Hawaii.

It marks the beginning of the end of yet another era in our island home.

And it brings back a lot of memories.