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Don't get me wrong it is interesting and its perfectly set up the grounds are very nice. . The tour could though be shortened if the guide did not repeat the same thing over and over again. I understand that they are volunteers so that...More
Excellent spot off the beaten path. Probably the highlight of our trip to Oahu thanks to the incredible tour guide who had a wealth of knowledge about the immigrant workers who came to the island to work on the sugar plantations.
Visited today and so glad we did.
Our guide (Jim/James?) was in his 70's and grew up in the
His historical perspective and ability to get you to visualise how life was in the early 1940's was amazing.
He clearly had an interesting life...More
Although out of the way, this was a very worthwhile visit. Each "house" around the village was themed around the ethnicity of the families who would have lived there: Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Filipino. These were not the huge plantation homes of the southern US; they...More
My husband and I were on the 10 am tour. The final tour of the day starts at 2 pm. There are tours every hour on the hour. Our guide was Roy, a retired educator. He was very knowledgable. The first thing he showed us...More
Loved it! Knowledgable, friendly, engaging guide. Small tour groups taken on fascinating journey into the past where we saw the houses where sugar plantation workers lived in the 19th and early 20th centuries and many artifacts of their cultures. Many of the Asian ethnic groups...More
What a wonderful wonderful experience! Brenda our tour guide was a wealth of knowledge on all aspects of the plantation and the many waves of laborers brought in to work the fields. We loved all the history.! Thank you Brenda and Hawaiian Plantation Village.
This attraction is an area that recreates the life of early immigrants who came to work in the sugar cane fields. Each building represents the home one of the groups that came over including Korean, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Okinawan, Puerto Rican, and Filipino. Inside the...More
We were looking for something to do in Waipahu and stumbled upon this treasure. They offer hour long tours each hour. When we arrived, we had to wait a few minutes because the portable trailer that serves as their office was closed while the one...More
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When we went, they did close after the last tour which we were on. The village would not be meaningful without a tour and I would encourage going in the afternoon as they cater to school groups. This was a surprisingly... More
When we went, they did close after the last tour which we were on. The village would not be meaningful without a tour and I would encourage going in the afternoon as they cater to school groups. This was a surprisingly worthy activity especially if you are staying in the KoOlina area.