Hawaii Plantation Village is an outdoor historical museum that shares the story about the life on Hawaii?s Sugar plantations back in the years 1850 to 1950. The museum of displays restored building and representations of plantation buildings such as houses of different ethnic groups, community structures such as the plantation store, infirmary, camp office and even community bathhouse. The Hawaii Plantation Village also tells the story of Hawaii?s various cultures like Hawaiian, Portuguese, Chinese, Puerto Rican, Korean, Japanese and Filipino.
The tour in the Hawaii Plantation Village takes approximately 1 hour to complete, and with its 50 acre village, it offers tourists and visitors a look back in time to when sugar cultivators shaped the land, economy and the culture of Hawaii. When the first contract laborers came to Hawaii from China from 1852 to 1947 the sugar plantation ended and more than 400,000 men, women and children from China, Japan, Puerto Rico, Korea, Japan and the Philippines came to the state and worked on the sugar cane fields.
The Hawaii Plantation Village tour in the museum brings back the old village to life with 30 faithfully restored camp house, Japanese and Chinese temples, the Plantation store and even an authentic sumo-wrestling ring.