When you’re not indulging in moments spent on the beach soaking up the sun, or delicious seaside dining experiences, the Hawaiian Islands offer guest plenty of opportunities to get in touch with history and take a step back in time. Make the most of Hawaii’s rich and intricate heritage by making time on the itinerary for a visit to Hawaii’s Plantation Village while you’re here.
A Look Back at the Island Story
While the Hawaii visitors know and love today is a place where exceptional experiences can be found around almost every corner, the islands’ story is one of complex economic, political and social hurdles that came to define the values the island holds dear. Hawaii’s Plantation Village is an amazing outdoor museum where visitors are invited to come and experience what it would have been like to exist on a 1900s sugar plantation in Hawaii. This family-friendly destination provides recreations, displays, exhibits and a garden that are intriguing to visitors of all ages and are as interactive and fun as they are educational.
The sugar plantation era in Hawaii is considered the time that spanned 1850 to 1950 and the Hawaii’s Plantation Village work to recreate the story of this time in an authentic and meaningful manner. Guests can wander through plantation structures, houses and community buildings that were the lifeblood of making these vital economic establishments work. Guests make their way through the village alongside a friendly and knowledgeable guide who is on hand to answer questions and offer up insight into the lives of those who would have lived here. Artifacts, clothing, and furniture to browse and admire from this time period are on display as well, making this an intimate look at the daily lives of those that called plantations home.
Planning a Visit to the Hawaii Plantation in Hawaii
Hawaii’s Plantation Village is located at 94-695 Waipahu Street in Waipahu and is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. Guided tours are available in both English and Japanese upon request and due to high popularity, it’s recommended that visitors make tour reservation in advance. General admission begins at $15 per person with children between the ages of 4 and 11 entering the village for $6. Come and enjoy the experience of stepping back in time when you visit Hawaii’s Plantation Village.
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