Historical Sites in Maui
During a stay at Kahana Sunset, many visitors enjoy learning about the rich cultural traditions of Maui by visiting historical sites and museums. With many different sites to visit on the island, history and Hawaii buffs alike will not be disappointed. Here are a few Maui museums to consider visiting on your stay:
Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum: Located next to the largest working sugar factory in Hawaii, the Sugar Museum displays the history and progress of sugarcane farming and the effects of the industry in Hawaii.
Constantino Studio: Constantino Studio is a private home studio with beautiful art gardens offering an opportunity to view and purchase works from the Constantino family of artists.
Hana Cultural Center: The Hana Cultural Center, listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, offers an exciting journey through Maui’s past. When adventuring on the Road to Hana, make sure to visit the Center, located in Hana Town on Uakea Road.
Pacific Whale Foundation: The Pacific Whale Foundation was founded as a non-profit organization in 1980 to save whales from extinction. Visit their center to ‘adopt’ a whale, turtle or dolphin, learn about Hawaiian marine life, and book an eco-cruise.
Whalers Village Museum: The museum features a 40 foot whale skeleton and offers a great opportunity to learn about humpback whales. Take a break from shopping and dining at the busy Whalers Village Center and venture inside to learn more about whales in Hawaii.
Wo Hing Temple Museum: This small specialty museum features artifacts, works of art and coins related to Chinese heritage as well as films made on the Hawaiian Islands by Thomas Edison.