Sugar Plantations of Kauai
by Melody Lassalle
Most Portuguese Hawaiian researchers want to know more about the plantations their ancestors worked on. Learning about those sugar plantations is just a click away! Explore the plantations of Kauai via the Internet.
Gay and Robinson
Established 1889 by a partnership between Elizabeth McHutcheson Sinclair, Aubrey Robinson, and Francis Gay.
Sugar Era Ends on Kauai Sugar Tour Takes the Cake-Honolulu Star Bulletin
Grove Farm Plantation
Established 1864 by George Wilcox.
The Plantation was run by the Wilcox family until operations ceased in 1974.
Grove Farm Sugar Plantation Museum
Grove Farm Homestead
Kekaha Sugar Company
Established in 1856 by Valdemar Knudsen.
Became Kekaha Sugar Company in 1878.
Kekaha Sugar Company -- Kauai - Ghost Town
Kilauea Sugar Plantation
Established 1877 by John Ross and E.P. Adams.
Finding Aid for Kilauea Sugar Plantation Records
Kilauea Sugar Plantation History
Established 1907 by Charles Atwood Rice.
Closed April 1942.
Koloa Sugar Company
Established in 1835 by for Ladd & Co.
Koloa was the first commercial sugar plantation in the Hawaiian Islands. Koloa merged with Grove Farms in 1948.
The Koloa Sugar Company Mill -- Kauai - Ghost Town
Old Koloa Sugar Mill -- Kauai - Ghost Town
Lihue Sugar Plantation
Established 1849 by W.L. Lee.
Lihue merged with MaKee in 1933 and was closed in 2000.
Lihu'e Sugar Plantation - Ghost Town
Established 1877 by Capt. James MaKee and George A. Macfarlane.
King David Kalakaua was a part owner of the plantation. The Kealia & Kapaa Plantations were renamed MaKee. MaKee was sold to Lihue Plantation in 1916. It was closed in 1934 and operations were moved to Lihue.
MaKee Sugar Plantations (formerly Kealia and Kapaa Plantations)
Established 1899 by Theo H. Davis Company.
Formerly known as the Eleele Sugar Plantation. Was named McBryde due to the fact that most of the land was owned by the McBryde Family though the McBryde family was not involved with the plantation. Ended production in Sept 1996.
Location: Eleele, Kalaheo, and Lawai
Register of McBryde Sugar Plantation
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