The Filipino Piecemeal Sugar Strike of 1924-1925 by John E. Reinecke

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25 Manlapit brought formal charges against the commissioner: I charge that Mr. Ligot has become the meek and subservient tool of the Hawaiian Sugar Planters’ Association, accepting without question the statements furnished by their office, while refusing to cooperate with those who have been fighting for the laborers for years. 26 Governor General Leonard Wood took the charges seriously enough to wire Governor Wallace R. Farrington for a report on Ligot. 27 Ligot’s Convention and Afterwards Ligot’s ‘proper time’ came just before the annual HSPA convention.

Lahaina) Wailuku Sugar Co. Hawaii Hakalau Plantation Co. Halawa Sugar Co. (Kohala District) Hamakua Mill Co. (Paauilo) Hawi Mill & Plantation Co. (Kohala) Hawaiian Agricultural Co. (Pahala) Hilo Sugar Co. Honokaa Sugar Co. Honomu Sugar Co. Hutchinson Sugar Plantation Co. (Naalehu) Kaiwiki Sugar Co. & Kaiwiki Milling Co. (Ookala) Kohala Sugar Co. Kona Development Co. Laupahoehoe Sugar Co. Niulii Mill & Plantation (Kohala) Sugar Prod. 24 16,023 12,860 14,533 18,656 17,001 21,729 28,565 19,383 18,759 17,397 17,512 11,457 14,199 12,803 1300 1141 1509 1335 1790 1320 1419 1155 1450 1350 1347 ?

Luna, the man whose unflattering opinion of Manlapit has been quoted, had an equally low appraisal of Ligot. Ever since he came to look after the affairs of the Filipinos in the territory of Hawaii, he has done nothing [for them] but always for the planters. The Filipinos do not like him and even do not want to hear his name in any public meeting. Most of his time is devoted in favoring the planters and that he does not seem to be interested in any reports the Filipinos make to him. . The reports which C.

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