Hawaii works to restore soil after 100+ years of mono-cropping

Maui Waena Intermediate School, Kahului, HI

The production of sugar cane in Hawaii has concluded after serving as the state’s monocrop for over 100 years. The industry’s end has sparked conversations about the future of agriculture in Hawaii and how to properly restore the land’s soil to produce other crops.


Produced by students of Maui Waena Intermediate School in Kahului, Hawaii. Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Jennifer Suzuki. Station support provided by Hawaii PBS.