We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Hawaii Plantation Village

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 94-695 Waipahu St, Waipahu, Oahu, HI 96797-2601
Phone Number:
+1 808-677-0110
Description:

A sugar cane plantation village with 30 homes open to the public for...

A sugar cane plantation village with 30 homes open to the public for viewing.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
US$177.45*
and up
Aloha Plate Food Tour
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 146 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 68
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Learn local history and culture

If u are interested in learning about local culture, try this place. The houses are like tiny museums filled with actual utensils used by plantation workers. Each house reflects... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Fay J
Add Photo Write a Review

146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 116: English reviews
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If u are interested in learning about local culture, try this place. The houses are like tiny museums filled with actual utensils used by plantation workers. Each house reflects a different culture that made up the various people who worked on the plantations. Local people visit here during Halloween when it becomes a popular Haunted House. Ask about the ghost... More 

Helpful?
Thank Fay J
New York
Level Contributor
149 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

This is one of Hawaii's hidden gems that gives visitors and residents of Oahu a sense of the Island's history. This is a "do not miss" on any trip to Hawaii. Admission is $15 for adults and $6 for kids 4 - 11. There are deep discounts for seniors and military. Guided tours start on the hour from 10 -2... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank TravelBuff97
Wellington, New Zealand
Level Contributor
45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I took this tour in September 2016 and despite the rain enjoyed the tour. It's not cheap at $15 usd, but they have a number of replica buildings they have to maintain, so i can see why the ticket price is that much We were lucky it was just me and my travel partner on the tour. Our guide, an... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank KiwiTravelers
Honolulu
Level Contributor
31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

First, this is NOT Dole Plantation. Some of the Trip Advisor reviewers are confusing Hawaii Plantation Village with Dole Plantation. There are no mazes and no pineapple. Second, one reviewer said there were no bathrooms. There ARE bathrooms - one at the check-in building and one in the village. Third, call ahead to determine the tour times for the day... More 

Helpful?
Thank PJHono
Level Contributor
15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We visited the planation today and had a tour with a group of about 10 adults and 4 kids. You have a guided tour around the plantation that includes replicas and one original house from the sugarcane plantation days in Hawaii. They range from a grass hut (original hawaiians) to a two bedroom house with a flush toilet and a... More 

Helpful?
Thank coramsfield
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Today at 11am we had a tour undertaken by Joan, an elderly Japanese-American (she emphasised her ethnicity hence I've put it here). Here are some of the comments she made: 1. "In Hawaii, the Caucasian brought mice, cockroaches, rats and fleas. We had none before" (Perhaps she could have avoided race and just said immigrants brought these things?) 2. "The... More 

Helpful?
6 Thank Milton255068
Level Contributor
19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We took a tour of the plantation with Don, a kind woman of Korean descent. She described all the houses and ethnicities very well and really made us imagine what life was like back then. The tour lasted an hour and 15 minutes and cost 15 dollars per person. We combined it with a visit to the Arizona Memorial at... More 

Helpful?
Thank ElVee6
Honolulu, Hawaii
Level Contributor
57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

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 is nice that they use their own time but perhaps they should pay them because... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank HULA2613
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Level Contributor
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

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.

Helpful?
1 Thank Lloyd P
Auckland
Level Contributor
17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Visited today and so glad we did. Our guide (Jim/James?) was in his 70's and grew up in the Village. 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 story of his own being of Phillipino descent and having served two terms in Vietnam... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank AucklandMike318

Travellers who viewed Hawaii Plantation Village also viewed

 

Been to Hawaii Plantation Village? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Hawaii Plantation Village and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Hawaii Plantation Village staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?