About 22,000 Hawai‘i people work in factories and plants the rest of us never see, set off in industrial parks, tucked behind bland walls. Here are six places where the artistry of machinery is revealed.
By Victoria Wiseman | Photography by Olivier Koning
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The shear of this Hitachi EX300 excavator cuts scrap metal at a pressure of 4,500 pounds per square inch at Lenox Metals in Kapolei. The facility recycles 10 million pounds of ferrous and non-ferrous metals annually, sorted and cut for sale to Asian markets.