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Interesting Remnant of History

This was an active mill through the height of the sugar industry in Hawaii, but sadly they could... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
San Marcos, California

If you like to see history, this is it in an unrestored state. You have to view from the road, but... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Marysville, Ohio
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

This was an active mill through the height of the sugar industry in Hawaii, but sadly they could not compete with other much less labor intensive competitors. The mill can still be viewed from the road, but is closed to the public. Considering the condition,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

If you like to see history, this is it in an unrestored state. You have to view from the road, but you can stop your car about anywhere on the dead end road. Look for the goats that live in and around the grounds. Wish...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

This old structure can be seen from the road behind a locked gate. Neat to drive along the old road and see both ends. We also saw goats grazing next to the old truck on the left side. This is by the zip line but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

When I see the old sugar mill I know its vacation time. I have been in awe of this old structure for 20 years of visits to Kauai. Every drive by or excursion that takes us past or to it is just cool. It will...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 1mohman
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Neat place. We just happened to pass it on the way back from Poipu Beach and couldn't resist stopping by. The main gate at the entrance was opened (as they run a zip line operation from the grounds). Cool old relic from Kauai's industrial past.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

We went and all that we saw an old smoke stack and a statue of some of the workers and a story of the history. Takes about 10 minutes, The town is worth going to. I especially like the Crazy Shirt shop, all the dyes...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Great find, just outside the old plantation town of Kaloa. The gates to the property were secured with appropriate 'Private Property' signs. Nevertheless the old buildings and artefacts on the site make for some great photos of a bygone time. A road runs adjacent to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed August 13, 2017

My wife and I rented two mopeds while vacationing in Poipu June 2017. While scooting around, we could see the Old Koloa Sugar Mill in the distance from the oldest Catholic Church. SO, we made our way to the abandoned Sugar Mill and found the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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