“Food––Hawaii—Canning. Native girls packing pineapple into cans”

By Edgeworth, taken for the Katakura & Company, November 20, 1928

Hawaiian pineapple canneries often employed Japanese or Filipino immigrants who worked seasonally. During the summers, when the pineapples were ripening, canneries ran two or three shifts.

National Archives, Records of the Women’s Bureau (86-G-5F-8)