Cinema: Pineapple Pap

Hollywood has never had much luck with pineapples, and neither has Charlton Heston. He planted his first crop in Diamond Head, but all that came up was a lot of white imperialism. Heston missed the pulpy movie extract of James Michener's novel Hawaii, but he is back to brandish his riding crop in the in-florescent sequel, The Hawaiians.

The film picks up where Hawaii left off; Whip Hoxworth (this time played by Heston) returns home to find that his dead grandfather has willed him 85,000 measly acres of Hawaiian soil. Hoxworth promptly heads for...

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