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Pu'unene is an unincorporated town in the central part of Maui, Hawaii, near Kahului. Although the land in that area is fairly level, the words "pu'u nene" mean "nene goose hill" in Hawaiian. With a population of around 50, Pu'unene's primary industry is growing, harvesting and processing sugar cane. The nonprofit Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum is housed in the former residence of the superintendent of Pu'unene Sugar Mill, which the Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company has operated across the street since 1901. Its mission is "to preserve and present the history and heritage of Hawaii's sugar industry, and the multi-ethnic plantation life which it engendered." Pu'unene is the former site of the Pu'unene Naval Air Station (1940-1947).
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||Number of Businesses (as of 2003)||$7,179,000
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||Number of Employees (as of 2003)||$30,443,000
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