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Stuck in Irons House (Hale Pa'ahao)

Prison St, Lahaina, Maui, HI
+1 808-667-1985
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Very Interesting Place

We drove by the Hale Pa'ahao a few times in the Westin's Shuttle bus while en-route back to the... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
lemieuxg
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Thunder Bay, Canada
Sailors

Stuck in Irons is a sailing term meaning can't go anywhere into a headwind. It's a nice irony for a... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2016
Mike K
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Phoenix, Arizona
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This jail dates back to the 1800s.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good63%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
18 Apr 2017
“Very Interesting Place”
1 Jan 2016
“Sailors”
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Prison St, Lahaina, Maui, HI
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+1 808-667-1985
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

We drove by the Hale Pa'ahao a few times in the Westin's Shuttle bus while en-route back to the Westin resort; it peaked my curiosity so I asked the driver what it was. He informed me that it was a former prison that housed the...More

Thank lemieuxg
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Stuck in Irons is a sailing term meaning can't go anywhere into a headwind. It's a nice irony for a local lockup, that one can only imagine, was frequented by sailors getting into their cups

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Off the beaten path from Front Street, interesting look at what incarceration might have looked like for the sailors who dilly-dallied on shore past their curfew!

Thank MBinBC
Reviewed 22 May 2015

The old Lahaina Prison, better known as Stuck in irons house, is a short walk (less than 10 minutes) from the waterfront and harbour. The old prison cell building still stands, and it is hard to imagine what this was like at its peak 150...More

Thank Johnpsau
Reviewed 21 January 2014

Just a short walk from the busy Front St. This historic site is so well maintained and you can actually sense what it might feel like if you were imprisioned. Enjoy seeing this site!!!!!

Thank Dave92024
Reviewed 29 June 2012 via mobile

This old prison gives a good idea of what life was there a century ago. There are interesting information and even a seaman talking from his cell.

2  Thank OlivierLA
Reviewed 21 February 2006

I always enjoy historic buildings/museums in the cities that we visit... this was an interesting stop along our walk of historic Lahaina. Well maintained and a short walk from Front St.

4  Thank Illy1108
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