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Not a lot, but well done and very informative!

We like to explore small, community museums and this place fit the bill. Essentially a one room... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
quick history lesson

we were on the main street in the town of Makawao and we walked into this little Museum...from what... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Honolulu, Hawaii
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Makawao Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

This is a small museum staffed by volunteers. There is lots of information and the volunteers are very knowledgeable.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

We like to explore small, community museums and this place fit the bill. Essentially a one room storefront on what seemed to be the main street. I was excited to see a 10 gallon milk can, old bottles, and other material and learned that not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

we were on the main street in the town of Makawao and we walked into this little Museum...from what I understand about this place is a lot of the things inside are on loan from the families from Makawao so its always changing as things...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank D777Yasuoka
Reviewed 10 June 2018

My wife and I stopped in to this museum during our visit to Makawao. It has a number of historical artifacts that are worth viewing and we had a great conversation with the woman in charge. I would not necessarily recommend driving to Makawao for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank irawine
Reviewed 21 July 2017

There is not a lot to see but it is a well-curated display of local history items and news stories. Well thought out and put together the Makawao History Project offers the visitor a look into life in the years gone by. Don't forget to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank LuxAdventureTravel
Reviewed 13 April 2017

You blink and you will miss this tiny room holding a ton of history of the town of Makawao, Paniolos(Hawaiian Cowboys) and one of the first USOs. Who knew! If your in Makawao do stop on your way to the Sherri Reeve's Gallery & Gifts...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

A great fun stop for some true upcountry learning. Easy access and can be quick or long up to you on how much you want to know.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Being a history buff, I love stories about history and culture. This collection of stories and artifacts takes us deeper into the lives of people in this area. Take an hour or two and enjoy this wonderful collection.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 10 December 2016

Accidentally fell upon this little museum but happy that we did. It provided us with some historical background on the area as well as a walking tour map in order to recognize what we were actually seeing in the small town. The employee/owner (?) has...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank juannac2013
Reviewed 1 November 2016

A small museum located in an old house in Makawao. There are some good exhibits that explain and document the area. Admission is free, but donations accepted. Volunteer was very friendly and informative. Not a destination, but if in Makawao stop by.

Date of experience: October 2016
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