Business & Finance: Hawaii Prospers

Hawaii is more than a paradise in tropic seas. The boom of surf on coral reef, the fiery image of volcanic spray on cloudless night sky, flower-garlanded brown bodies lure U. S. tourists. But those mountainous islands are one with the U. S. in creating wealth from soil and industry. In the capital city, Honolulu, is a Stock and Bond Exchange where the securities of the Philippine Archipeligo's sugar plantations, public utilities, railways and pineapple canners are bought and sold, and where, significantly, are listed the foreign stocks and bonds of Sumatran and...

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