Then, around 1770, Captain James Cook introduced pineapple to Hawaii. However, it wasn’t until the 1880’s that commercial cultivation began when steamships made transporting the luscious perishable fruit feasible.
"If I had it to do over again, I would have made a different kind of pie. The pie I threw at Mark made a terrific mess, but a blueberry pie would have been even better, since it would have permanently ruined his new blazer, the one he bought with Thelma. But Betty said bring a key lime pie, so I did."
Heartburn by Nora Ephron