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Hale Ho'ike'ike at the Bailey House

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Hale Hoʻikeʻike is a history museum which showcases the largest collection of Hawaiian Antiquities on Maui. Located on the site of Kahekili's Royal Residence, Hale Hoʻikeʻike houses artifacts from Hawaii's pre-western contact era, missionary era...more
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2375A Main St, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-1661
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Reviewed February 22, 2019

This was part of the Maui Value Pass which is why we stopped by. It was very cool, the guide was extremely friendly and knowledgeable and they had an artist recreating Hawaiian royalty portraits from old photographs. Very cool place and interesting look at Hawaii's...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Visit this little house museum and take in the view ... see how the people were living about 100 years ago ... and how they didn't need 5,000-6,000 square feet to lead a happy, normal life! Loved it!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Flanto
Reviewed February 12, 2019

A volunteer showed us through the place, told us about the history and the presented artifacts. The place tells about the work of the early missionaries and traditional Hawaiian culture. Especially for the artifacts of the Hawaii - Polynesian culture the guided tour was a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TahuaB
Reviewed January 26, 2019

Didn't know if we'd enjoy this location or not. But so glad we stopped. To learn about the past culture and people was invaluable.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank D w
Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

We spent an hour or so here. Interesting artefacts and stories. Also a couple of good video stands to watch. Centred around late 19th Century Hawai’i based in a former missionary’s house. We found this a really good stop and came away well satisfied.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the artifacts at the museum. An informational video documented history that I had never heard about. We're glad we spent a couple of hours here.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

A nice side trip after your visit to Iao state Park. This museum is a treasure trove of the cultural roots of Maui filled with artifacts, and all that is good about historical Societies museums. Beautiful picnic area, gardens and helpful staff. Great gift shop.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on our way to the Ia’o needle. Built by the headmaster for a girls’ school in the 1840’s (can you imagine Maui in the 1840’s?) the buildings ooze history. Although not large, there are many rooms filled with artifacts and information on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

I’m so glad we made time for this on our last day. There are several beautiful artifacts here, as well as an i formative video about the history of Hawaii. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Early missionaries brought education to the peoples of Hawaii and this house and property gives a glimpse into their lives.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Leesa K
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Response from Doug R | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly it was about $8 per person for the Bailey house, but for $10 ea you could get a pass that also allows access to the small Chinese Society Museum. We saw both, worth the $10.
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