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Wo Hing Temple Museum

858 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1664
+1 808-661-3262
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Wo Hing Museum

We were there during a special kite festival, so may not have gotten a real taste of the museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lori V
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Marysville, Washington
History of Chinese in Hawaii

Small museum with many artifacts and a gift shop. The old cook house is used to show films made by... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bobndee24
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Centennial, Colorado
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858 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1664
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there during a special kite festival, so may not have gotten a real taste of the museum itself. Pretty interesting old house and the story behind it's transformation through the years was neat.

Thank Lori V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small museum with many artifacts and a gift shop. The old cook house is used to show films made by Edison that were interesting to watch.

Thank bobndee24
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

It is so interesting for us to visit such a historical place. Especially we are originally from Taiwan but moved to Arizona 2 years ago. Many memorial stuffs like coin/bill/calligraphy from Mr. Sun yat-sen remind me of history class in high school. Also, we talked...More

Thank Lily L
Reviewed May 27, 2017

The two women who are guides are incredibly knowledgable about the history of the Chinese in Maui. The museum is small but full of wonderful antiques and treasures. Outside is the original cook house full of all the objects from the time. These are fascinating...More

Thank beepassionate
Reviewed May 21, 2017

I would recommend seeing this temple as it is very interesting and does have a lot of the Chinese history

Thank GLohrey
Reviewed April 29, 2017

This is a very small museum, but it does give you insight into the history of the Chinese on the island. The admission for this and Baldwin House was $5, which I though was reasonable. It is definitely worth checking out if you are strolling...More

Thank cdngirl67
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Hawaii works well as a multi-ethnic state, but visitors sometimes fail to realize the shared exploitation that resulted in today's island state. A handful of white colonial types wanted cheap labor for growing sugan cane, pineapples, whatever. They quickly exhausted the Hawaian natives. The result...More

Thank Jmc5606903
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We kinda stumbled upon this museum as we were strolling along Front Street. The kids had a good time looking around and exploring this small but interesting museum.

Thank A6740GPandrewl
Reviewed April 7, 2017

I had no idea the Chinese were brought over to work as slaves on the sugar plantations. it's not a big display by any means, but it does give you an idea of the past. And it was only$5. for both museums.

Thank rocketman000
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Learning about the Chinese influence on Maui was fascinating. The videos were very informative. Very nice gift shop, too!

Thank bikelady_10
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