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Hale Ho'ike'ike at the Bailey House

2375A Main St, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-1661
+1 808-244-3326
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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, Monarchy era, and plantation era. Situated just on the way to Iao Valley State Park it is a stop you will not want to miss.
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  • Very good49%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“small museum” (17 reviews)
“sugar museum” (5 reviews)
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2375A Main St, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-1661
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

The video was a little too long to sit through all of it, but it was still interesting learing more about the early Hawaiians and the Missionaries that converted the natives to Christianity. The artifacts were from very early inhabitants and from the 1800's. Worth...More

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Hale Hoʻikeʻike is a history museum housing several interesting exhibits within an historic residence. You will also find some exhibits outdoors. Duke Kahanamoku's surfboard is on display as well as a 1900s era outrigger canoe carved from a single koa log, and is 33' long....More

Thank joanmaxine
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We are thrilled to find this little treasure and had the place almost to ourselves. The building construction itself is very interesting and the displays and history are diverse. The grounds are small but a walk around brings you to the outrigger and surf board...More

Thank Mari Anne H
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Bought the Maui Value pass and the museum was included. The house is nice, has a lot of history but the information was not great and nothing seem to follow a time line.

Reviewed 27 September 2017

We used this to fill an hour or so before we had to be at the airport but it was very much better than expected! The staff were lovely and explained enough so you could go round yourself. A good ( but too long!) video...More

Thank annieisathome
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Visited here with friends. Bought a pass at the Sugar Museum that got us in for free and other places. Lovely place with historical photos and information all over. Worth your time to see with nice staff

Thank Perkadventures
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I was pleasantly surprised. I have toured many old house/museums across the US. But this one might be the best one I've seen. I was surprised by the variety of Hawaiian artifacts, including tools, weapons and even part of a land snail collection. There are...More

Thank FuzzyKat
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

This was one of the museums on a pass that we purchased - well worth the money if you like history. We enjoyed the quaint home and the film. We are seniors and to get to every part of the home there are narrow stairs...More

Thank Louisianagirl51
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

If you like Hawaiian history this lovely little museum is charming. For the $5 senior fee per person we had a private guided tour. Very nice young man. Actually all the people at this museum/ house were very personable. Its a mid 1850ies home of...More

Thank harrodsfan
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A small museum with limited but interesting exhibits, this was the home of an American missionary couple who came to Maui in the 1830's and raised their family (their descendants are still active in the community). You may have to have some interest in or...More

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Leesa K
19 January 2017|
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.