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This 70 to 90 minute tour takes you through tine timeline of different ethnic groups and their structures as they arrived to work on a sugar plantation. The tour is the story of the different people and their individual cultures who adapted to the sugar...More
As someone who grew up in Hawaii with connections to plantation life, this was such a great experience! I recognized a lot of the styles, materials, houses, furniture, utensils, clothing, etc. With the end of the plantation era here, this museum will become more and...More
Really enjoyed our Docent who lead our tour. Restored and preserved buildings and housing of the various immigrant workers...many donated with such interesting stories... Our tour had just 4 people, so we were able to enjoy a leisurely narration and personal sharing from our tour...More
This village is a re-creation of a historic sugar cane plantation with houses that show the differences of the cultures of several different nationalities of workers. It is accessible via guided tour. Our guide was quite knowledgeable but a little difficult to understand with a...More
Found about a paragraph on this place in the Oahu revealed guidebook. They raved about it. So we went over for the 12 noon tour, one that was supposed to be 90 minutes. Ended up spending three hours there. Kenneth, our guide, was the fountain...More
A great tour of the history of the ethnic make up of workers who arrived from 1850-1946. The discord between the different ethnic groups in each culture was amazing. The use of pigeon to communicate when ever they had free time helped to keep the...More
Hawaii’s Plantation Village is a very special place replicating the unique time of the pre-state era where many imported laborers contributed greatly to the once almighty sugar cane industry. You’ll experience going to a site with the humble homes and structures of the many different...More
My wife and I visited, having seen most of the other routine tourist attractions on Oahu. It was well worth the trip.
We were lucky enough to have Ken as our tour guide. I'm a bit of an amateur historian myself. He knew his history...More
About an hour walking tour. Our guide had a thick Japanese accent. I could understand him, ( I speak an Asian language) but it could be difficult for those who are not familiar with that type of accent. Interesting re creations and evolution of the...More
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When we went, they did close after the last tour which we were on. The village would not be meaningful without a tour and I would encourage going in the afternoon as they cater to school groups. This was a surprisingly... More
When we went, they did close after the last tour which we were on. The village would not be meaningful without a tour and I would encourage going in the afternoon as they cater to school groups. This was a surprisingly worthy activity especially if you are staying in the KoOlina area.