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Look Back Through the Sugar Era

Thursday July 23, 9am-11am
Look Back Through the Sugar Era
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Admission: Free. Donations welcome. All proceeds benefit Koloa Elementary School.
Reservations Required
Location: Old Koloa Mill
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Contact: (808) 245-3678 ext 2542
Reservations required as space is limited, call 245-3678 ext 2542 to reserve. Suggested $3 donation to assist Kōloa School. Visit the area where the Hawai‘i sugar industry got started.

Arryl Kaneshiro of Grove Farm will share historical information regarding Kōoloa Mill and Allan Smith who served in various leadership positions in the sugar industry and retired as a Senior Vice President for Grove Farm Co. and Jan TenBruggencate who grew up on a pineapple plantation on Molokai and is the author of the books “Lihue Mill: Grinding Cane and Building Community” and “Grove Farm: 150 Years of Stewardship and Innovation,” will be on hand to “talk story” about plantation life.
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