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Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center

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Address: 2841 Baldwin Avenue, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768
Phone Number: +1 808 572-6560
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

The only historic estate on Maui FREE and open the the public 7 days a...

The only historic estate on Maui FREE and open the the public 7 days a week, the Hui is a local treasure offering the Maui community and visitors an array of exciting opportunities to enjoy the visual arts in a stunning Upcountry setting. Explore the beautiful historic home, gallery, and history room or tour the expansive grounds boasting more than 70 different plant species; take a class or watch local artists blowing glass, silversmithing and printmaking; browse our gift shop featuring one-of-a kind artwork by Maui artists. Wherever your interests lie and whether you've traveled from near or far, we welcome you into our Hui home and invite you to join us in celebrating the visual arts on Maui!

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Fine art fine people fine venue

This is a very nice art gallery in a perfect location to relax in a Hawaiin countryside setting. Great gift shop!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice art gallery in a perfect location to relax in a Hawaiin countryside setting. Great gift shop!

Thank 2Texans51
Tampa, Florida
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362 reviews
238 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Unfortunately there was nothing going on in the artist studios on the day I was there, but I still really enjoyed my visit. The house is small but charming, with some artwork to see on the walls and a small gift shop. Make sure you walk down to the garden near the entrance to the property, that was my favorite... More 

Thank Radeksgrl
Paia, Hawaii
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

my kids like to run around the ruins while i check out the ever changing gallery. plus i love all the great stuff in the gift shop. one of the best on maui

Thank Elizabethonmaui
Charleston, South Carolina
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Glassblowing Mondays and Wednesdays - absolutely stunning work, for sale in their shop. An art school with a great history. Gallery and gift shop good.

Thank docharp
San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Coming down from Makawao on Baldwin Avenue you will come to the Hui No'eau Art center on the right . Go inside the gates and park at the end . This is the former home of the Baldwins called "Kalaunui " built around 1917 by a famous architect and it sits on 25 beautiful acres the grounds are truly beautiful... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The day we visited, none of the artists were working in the studios. Unfortunately, the exhibition area was closed as well. There is a small history room and gallery shop within the center. The grounds are beautiful and it was a nice way to spend an hour. There is no cost to enter the estate and parking is free.

Thank IWork2TravelUSA
Branson, Missouri
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129 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

They were between exhibits when we visited so I cannot share much about the museum but the grounds are lovely and if you get lucky you might catch an art craft demo on the grounds.

Thank asiapointriders
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The Hui No'eau Visual Arts center in Makawao is truly a treasure for visitors to Maui and residents alike. The gardens, the grounds and the historic house are not to be missed. The art exhibits are constantly changing and you can catch the latest work of some of Maui's best artists on exhibit there. There is a gift shop that... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

What a delight! This expansive estate is representative of a bygone era. Truly magnificent Estate home and grounds are lovely and the massive trees that are there are spectacular. We enjoyed the gallery and the friendly staff. You can buy small canvases and create your own artwork in a room next to the gallery filled with amazing light.

Thank lisa d
Holland, Michigan
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72 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is our third visit to the Hui and we would recommend it to anyone at all interested in pursuing/promoting arts! Staff is most knowledgable and the grounds well signed(trees etc.) Annual fundraiser with generous donors is especially a fun event!

Thank jane o

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