Thanks to its mild climate all year round, Hawaii is an agricultural paradise that can support many different types of crops. In fact, farmland makes up about 40% of the land on the islands, and at the time of USDA's 2017 Census of Agriculture, there were 7,328 farms in the state. Scroll through the slideshow to learn more about eight foods that grow in Hawaii.

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Pineapples

foods that grow in Hawaii

Hawaii is the No. 1 U.S. producer of pineapples, which thrive in the islands’ tropical climate. Pineapples even contribute to the Hawaiian tourism industry. The Dole Plantation on Oahu, for example, welcomes more than a million visitors each year! The plantation offers train and garden tours, a hedge maze and a restaurant.

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