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Hawaii Plantation Museum, Papaikou
(4.8/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web)
The Hawaii Plantation Museum is a center for Hawaii Island's rich sugar plantation history and cultural heritage. The purpose of the museum is to collect, preserve and exhibit many original artifacts and memorabilia from the plantation era for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations.
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  • Fabulous museum with very interesting collection of photos, artifacts, documents from Hawaii's plantation day. The sugar cane flumes are a work of construction art--and huge. When sugar was the oil of...  more »
  • A visit here is an absolute must to get a feel for the Hawaiian/Japanese life in the sugarcanes. The docents are fun and filled with loads of information. A real eye opener. A fantastic array of old t...  more »
  • We happened upon this small museum on our drive from North Kohala to Pahoa. We arrived very near closing time (mid afternoon) but the folks there were more than willing to stay open a bit longer and g...  more »
  • Must see local Hilo plantation museum that have historical artifacts being dropped off and unboxed as news spreads plus friendly staff that will talk story with you ...