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Sugar and Sugarcane: Historical Resources for a Sweet Industry


Loading sugar cane on carts, Hawaii. 1917. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Titles in this section primarily cover activities in Hawaii, however, some coverage of activities in Hawaii can also be found in the more general section of this guide as books and journals are often much broader in their coverage.

Many good resources will be available outside of the Library of Congress collections. Please see the links in the Subscription & Internet Resources for local archival collections that may hold material that is relevant to the industry in the area.

These are not all the materials devoted specifically to Hawaii you can find others by searching our catalog using the following Library of Congress Subject Headings. Additional materials that are more general or cover Hawaii as part of the whole topic, can be found by searching in the catalog using the subject headings found within this guide.

The following subject searches will find print resources on the sugar and sugarcane industry in Hawaii in the Library of Congress Online Catalog:

Selected Books and Journals

The following materials link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to digital content are provided when available.