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Sandwich Islands:

see HawaiiHawaii
, 50th state of the United States, comprising a group of eight major islands and numerous islets in the central Pacific Ocean, c.2,100 mi (3,380 km) SW of San Francisco. Facts and Figures

Area, 6,450 sq mi (16,706 sq km). Pop.
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"In the days of food mountains, he suggested sending the beef mountain to the Sandwich Isles. They were silly ideas but they showed up the insanity of keeping all that food in store.
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When Sandwich Isles Communications completes its fiber-optic cables throughout Hawaii, a number of local companies will have already enjoyed benefits as a result of the high-speed network.
In March 1998, with just 15 employees, Summit entered into a long-term service contract with Sandwich Isles Communications, dedicating roughly one-third of its staff to the project.
Johnston says working with Sandwich Isles has allowed Summit to expand by about 15 to 18 employees.
Kealoha Construction signed two contracts, valued at $166,000 and $138,000 respectively, to construct equipment buildings for Sandwich Isles on Maui this year.