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Wo Hing Museum

  • 858 Front St. Map It
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 02/24/2014

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Smack-dab in the center of Front Street, this eye-catching Chinese temple reflects the importance of early Chinese immigrants to Lahaina. Built by the Wo Hing Society in 1912, the museum contains beautiful artifacts, historic photos of old Lahaina, and a Taoist altar. Don't miss the films playing in the rustic theater next door—some of Thomas Edison's first films, shot in Hawaii circa 1898, show Hawaiian wranglers herding steer onto ships. Ask the docent for some star

fruit from the tree outside, for the altar or for yourself. If you are in town in late January or early February, this museum hosts a nice Chinese New Year festival.

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Sight Information

Address:

858 Front St., Lahaina, Hawaii, 96761, United States

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Phone:

808-661–5553

Sight Details:

  • $7, includes admission to Baldwin Home
  • Sat.–Thurs. 10–4, Fri. 1–8 pm

Updated 02/24/2014

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