Gay and Robinson Sugar Plantation
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|Facility:||Gay and Robinson Sugar Plantation|
|Description:||The Visitor Center is the Field Office of the operating sugar plantation located on the west side of Kaua'i. Displays show the history of Gay & Robinson Inc., Olokele Sugar Co., Hawaiian Sugar Co. (aka Makaweli Plantation) and Makaweli Ranch. Both historical and modern field and factory operations as followed in Hawai'i, and various artifacts are also exhibited. A world sugar map showcases sugar politics and current events.
Two-hour Sugar Plantation tours offered weekdays 9:00 am and 1:00 pm (minimum age, eight years during harvesting and five years during off season); field and factory operations are covered as well as history and culture. Tours of working sugar plantation are conducted throughout the year, harvesting from April to October - no operations during rain. Three-hour tour to Olokele Overlook offered weekday mornings at 8:30 am by appointment only - includes lunch. Tour offers views of sugar fields and ranch operations and includes the 1904 Olokele ditch and hydroelectric plant.
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|Address 1:||2 Kaumakani Avenue|
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