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Wo Hing Temple Museum

858 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1664
+1 808-661-3262
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Great historical museum to visit

It is so interesting for us to visit such a historical place. Especially we are originally from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lily L
via mobile
Tiny, wonderful, and fantastic films in the cook room

The two women who are guides are incredibly knowledgable about the history of the Chinese in Maui... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
beepassionate
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Eureka Springs, Arkansas, Usa
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  • Excellent33%
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  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
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858 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1664
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 21 May 2017

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

Thank GLohrey
Reviewed 29 April 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 12 April 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 11 April 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 8 April 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 3 April 2017

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

Thank bikelady_10
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Frankly, you aren't going to learn much about the huge contribution the Chinese made to Hawaii without watching the movie.Most of the stuff in the Museum are artifacts that do not relate to the life the Chinese had on the island of their communities. For...More

Thank StylianosAlatsis
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We just happened to stop here as my son takes Mandarin. The owner was so kind as she was closing but wanted to take the time to talk with him. She stayed open longer and took us by hand and showed us so many pieces...More

Thank mwoodrow3
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