Watch The Hawaiians
- 2 min
The action in this historical drama, the sequel to the original movie Hawaii based on James Michener's novel of the same name, takes place forty years later. Sea captain Whip Hoxworth returns to the islands to discover that his grandfather has passed away, leaving his estate to Hoxworth's cousin, Micah Hale. Hoxworth begins making plans to start a farming business, staffing his new plantation with indentured servants from China. After Whip is able to obtain pineapples grown in French Guiana and transport them to the islands, he has big dreams of growing them for profit on his plantation. He seeks the help of one of his servant's wives, nicknamed Auntie, because she has a reputation for having a green thumb when it comes to nurturing plants. As their pineapple crop begins to thrive, Whip and Auntie manage to establish the first pineapple industry on the islands, but health problems and marital issues eventually threaten to impose on their long-term happiness.