Old Sugar Mill In Koloa And Sugar Monument

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Address Maluhia and Koloa Roads, Koloa, HI
Located on the Big Island, the Koloa Sugar Mill was the first successful sugar plantation in Hawaii.

• Cultural & Historical: Memorials / Statues

The remains of the Old Sugar Mill in Koloa can be found in the small town of Koloa on the Big Island. It was originally established in 1835 by Ladd & Company. Hawaii's sugar export economy was thought to have originated from this location. In 1962, The Koloa Sugar Mill was designated a National Historic Landmark. Today, all that remains is a stone chimney and foundation from the 1840s.

Beside the Old Sugar Mill is a concrete monument that is circular with bronze sculpture depicting life for plantation workers in Hawaii. The major ethnic groups that worked the plantationss (Hawaiian, Caucasian, Puerto Rican, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Portuguese and Filipino) are all represented on the sculpture.