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Hawaii Plantation Village

94-695 Waipahu St, Waipahu, Oahu, HI 96797-2601
+1 808-677-0110
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A sugar cane plantation village with 30 homes open to the public for viewing.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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94-695 Waipahu St, Waipahu, Oahu, HI 96797-2601
+1 808-677-0110
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank ianhb30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 7 August 2017

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

1  Thank northbuddy
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

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

Thank advisormomma
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We took the kids here a couple years ago while staying at Ko'o lina. It was easy to find and very interesting. Close to both Honolulu and the west coast resorts. The guise had actually lived there as a child and was extremely knowlegable about...More

1  Thank Valerie d
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This was a very enjoyable experience. The tour guide was very informative, funny, and interactive. They had umbrellas to borrow as it was raining so it did not inhibit our enjoyment of the village. There are examples of living quarters for the immigrant groups that...More

Thank AprilFool27
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Once a year, the Hawaii Plantation Village celebrates O-bon , a traditional Japanese custom honoring ancestoral spirits. If you are visiting Oahu on this date, the Hawaii's Plantation Village invites you to join in the festivities of dancing, food and crafts. Food booths serving foods...More

1  Thank aieapapa
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This attraction is located in Waipahu, generally a very hot and dry area of Oahu so be sure to bring water. Tours are held hourly Monday-Saturday, 10-2. Our tour lasted about an hour and 45 minutes. Hawaii's first real sugar plantation began in 1835, 50...More

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 2 April 2017

After reading that this is Oahu's only living history museum, and seeing all of the positive reviews, I was really excited to visit. What I didn't realize was: 1. The buildings are scaled-down replicas 2. The tours seem to vary dramatically between docents. On our...More

3  Thank ersatz
Reviewed 26 March 2017

it was a quiet day at the village, we walked around the old cottages. It was very interesting to see all the different ethnic cottages, it brought you back to another time and for one of my friends it was memories of how it was...More

1  Thank Cale773
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Response from AprilFool27 | Reviewed this property |
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