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Imagining Hawaii without legacy of sugar is difficult

  • COURTESY ABC STORES

    The sugar industry changed Hawaii in profound ways. It brought Chinese, Japanese, Koreans, Filipinos and Portuguese as well as the companies they founded and products they served. Leonard’s Bakery, Dillingham Saimin, ABC Stores (pictured) and Kuakini Medical Center are all businesses founded by immigrants or their descendants.

  • COURTESY BOB SIGALL

    Kuakini Medical Center.

  • COURTESY BOB SIGALL

    Malasadas from Leonard’s Bakery in Kapahulu.

  • COURTESY BOB SIGALL

    Dishes from Dillingham Saimin.

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