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Gertrude Thomas at Kilauea Plantation, Kaua'i.

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Shipping sugar at Kahili Landing. One-hundred-pound bags of sugar in slings were delivered to a ship offshore by hanging them on a traveling trolley. Kilauea Sugar Plantation, Kaua'i, 1912.

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Ladies’ picnic luncheon at the Kaua‘i Electric Company intake in the mountains behind the fields. Second from right is Mrs. Yanagihara, wife of the plantation doctor, Kichitaro Yanagihara. She was born in Hawai‘i and taught at KÄ«lauea public…

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The Kīlauea baseball team won the cup for Kaua‘i in 1912. Kīlauea Sugar Plantation, Kaua‘i, 1912. (H.W. Thomas photograph album, loose photo. Hawaiian Historical Society.)

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Beginning of the harvest. Kīlauea Sugar Plantation, Kaua‘i, 1912. (H.W. Thomas photograph album, page 29. Hawaiian Historical Society.)

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Receiving freight at Kāhili Landing. Incoming freight was landed by hoisting sling loads up to the landing from the ship with a small steam engine, called a “Donkey” engine. KÄ«lauea Sugar Plantation, Kaua‘i, 1912. (H.W. Thomas photograph…

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Water carrier in the field. Kīlauea Sugar Plantation, Kaua‘i, 1912. (H.W. Thomas photograph album, page 42. Hawaiian Historical Society.)

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Cane harvest. Women field workers were paid $13.00 a month and men received $20.00 a month. Kīlauea Sugar Plantation, Kaua‘i, 1912. (H. W. Thomas photograph album, page 19. Hawaiian Historical Society.)

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Covering cane seed. Women worked in the fields alongside men as well as in separate task groups. Kilauea Sugar Plantation, Kauai, 1912. (H.W. Thomas photograph album, page 16. Hawaiian Historical Society.)

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Distributing seed. Women worked in the fields alongside men as well as in separate task groups. Kilauea Sugar Plantation, Kauai, 1912. (H.W. Thomas photograph album, pages, 13 16. Hawaiian Historical Society.)

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Steam plows on Government Road. The plantation laid railroad tracks on the road bed and bridge. When a steam plow crossed the bridge, workers placed logs next to the tracks to protect them and the bridge. Note the steam plows lined up in the…

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Plantation worker operating the “Donkey” engine at Kāhili Landing. This small steam engine was used to transport freight from the ship to the landing. KÄ«lauea Sugar Plantation, Kaua‘i, 1912. (H. W. Thomas photograph album, page 45. Hawaiian…

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Transporting cane to the mill. The office is on the right. Kilauea Sugar Plantation, Kauai, 1912. (H. W. Thomas photograph album, page 27. Hawaiian Historical Society.)
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