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Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum

3957 Hansen Road, Puunene, Maui, HI 96784
+1 808-871-8058
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A fascinating look into Hawaiian sugar production

A museum in the sugar plantation manager's home. Informative exhibits that show history and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
alwaysplanning50
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Albany, New York
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Small but informative

Nice small museum. History of sugar cane production. On Maui. Some interesting outdoor equipment... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
travelqueen10151
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chicago, ill
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The Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum is a non profit organization dedicated to preserving and presenting the history and heritage of the sugar industry and the multiethnic plantation life it engendered.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good50%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sugar industry” (39 reviews)
“short video” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3957 Hansen Road, Puunene, Maui, HI 96784
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A museum in the sugar plantation manager's home. Informative exhibits that show history and process of sugar production. Outside exhibits of machines used in sugarcane harvesting and production are interesting, also. The now closed (no commercial production in Hawaii after Dec 2016) sugar production plant/...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice small museum. History of sugar cane production. On Maui. Some interesting outdoor equipment. A couple of movies. Small gift shop. Military discount.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The actual sugar mill is now closed but the museum gives you a good idea of their operations. Be sure and watch the short film. The equipment on site is very impressive. Interesting history on the various immigrant groups that worked there during the plantation...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling with our five homeschool kids, we tend to stop at educational museums with the hopes that there will be hands on learning opportunities. This one was good, but heavy on photos, models, and reading plaques. We had thought that since it was across the...More

Thank Natenote
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

This museum is small but very interesting. It gives you the history of sugar cane industry in Maui. They some old machines outside that are very interesting from the Fifties. The movie was very informative. It was 5.00 for seniors.

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Having visited Maui several times over the past 30 years, we'd often stop into the Sugar Museum for a break from the beach and shopping. Now that the sugar industry on Maui is gone, the museum and defunct sugar mill commemorate the old life of...More

Thank ECL
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SugarMuseum, Manager at Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Small museum with interesting history of sugar In Hawaii. Short movie that describes how sugar cane is harvested and processed. Good history about workers and their home lives. Worth the entrance fee. By the passport and see four museums for less than the cost of...More

1  Thank banjowine
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Just happened to see a sign on the way to the airport for a flight back home, decided to stop in since we had time to kill. It is a small little museum with explanations about the sugar mill industry. A short little video shows...More

1  Thank Diana C
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SugarMuseum, Manager at Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

A nice self guided museum tour in an old superintendent’s house. For $7, it’s one of the least expensive things we did on Maui. Interesting history of sugar cane growing and processing.

1  Thank Kevin A
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Nice museum and explanation of the industry and process. Big question is why the factory closed last year in 2016?

Thank Dana C
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Laura P
18 May 2016|
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Response from SugarMuseum | Property representative |
The Sugar Museum is a non profit organization. It will remain open, and is in fact planning to expand.
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