As Maui looks ahead to a post-sugar future, officials fear the closure of HC&S could have an Island-wide impact. Pacific Business News Editor in Chief A. Kam Napier has more.
Alexander & Baldwin’s HC&S sugar operation on Maui is huge. At 36,000 acres. It’s bigger than the official city limits of San Francisco. It employs 675 people, most of whom will be out of work as HC&S winds down operations by the end of the year.