Tuesday, July 21, 2009

James Dole,Pineapple King

James Dole was 22 when he set out for Hawaii in 1899.He had little experience in business or farming.In his arsenal were an agriculture degree from Harvard, a modest sum of cash and hopes of prospering from the territory's efforts to diversify its sugar-dependent economy.But his arrival at Honolulu in November that year wasn't auspicious.
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