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Dole was founded in 1901 in Hawaiʻi as Hawaiian Pineapple Company by James Dole, who opened his first pineapple plantation in the central plateau of the Hawaiian island of Oʻahu. Today the company is a multinational conglomerate that does business in over 90 countries and takes in upwards of $5.3 billion in annual revenue. Presently, It is owned by billionaire David H. Murdock.

All that is left of the vast Dole plantation is a pictorial display of the pineapple's history and a country store offers fresh pineappels and gifts. In the back, nearly two acres of rich, red earth have been turned into the world's largest maze (recognized by the Guinness Book of Records) with a path 1.7 miles long. It is built from 11,400 tropical plants, including hibiscus and fragrant plumeria; in the center is a garden in the form of a golden pineapple

Visiting Dole Plantation is free.
Pineapple Express Adults - $7.75, Children - $5.75
Pineapple Garden Maze Adults - $6.00, Children - $4.00
Plantation Garden Tour Adults - $4.00, Children - $3.25

Address: 64-1550 Kamehameha Highway, Wahiawa, HI 96786
Directions: Near Wahiawa in Central Oahu, Hawaii. About 40-minute drive from Waikiki.
Visitors Center/Plantation Garden Tour - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily
Pineapple Express/Pineapple Garden Maze - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily

Phone: (808) 621-8408
Website: http://www.dole-plantation.com

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Oct 27, 2009
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