Combine pineapple, orange zest, orange juice. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and boil gently, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes.
Add sugar, increase heat and return to boil. Boil hard, stirring frequently until mixture thickens (15 min.).
Stir in coconut, cherries, and almonds. Return to a boil, stirring frequently (about 5 minutes).
Ladle into jars, leaving 1/2" head space. Remove air bubbles and refill if necessary.
Wipe rims and add hot lids/rings. Process in a water bath for 15 minutes. Makes about 6 - 8 oz. jars.