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Hawaii Plantation Museum, Papaikou

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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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  • It is a short drive out north out of Hilo. It was a fascinating place. It shows the history of the plantation business and life. Full of pictures and artifacts of this once very important growing of s...  more »
  • My family visited this museum on my last trip to Hawaii. I had not been to the Big Island for over 20 years. My Dad grew up on a nearby plantation but never spoke much of it. It was great to see, touc...  more »
  • 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 »
  • 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 ...