Hawaii Plantation Museum

February 2015 Vol. II No. II


February 22, 2015 will mark two years since we opened the museum at Papaikou. Thank you for making it possible.

Did you know...

• February 2015 has 4 Sundays, 4 Mondays, 4 Tuesdays, 4 Wednesdays, 4 Thursdays, 4 Fridays & 4 Saturdays. This happens once every 823 years. 2015 is a square February! This type of February cannot come in our life time again.

• We have new sugar plantation newspapers from the Kau District from 1945 to 1976 to view in the museum library room.

• Question of the month: Do you know what the pidgin words “Shi Shi” mean? And from what language… Chinese, Filipino, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean or ?

• Hawaii Plantation Museum became a member of TripAdvisor. Go to www.TripAdvisor.com to see our museum setup. We will appreciate your review of the museum.

• REUNIONS: Special group rates for visitors having a family or a class reunion. Contact the museum at (808) 964-5151 to schedule your visit.

• The Other Day” Museum 2015 Calendars are now available for $10. The calendar has information of Mules, Horses and Oxen used in the old days by all sugar plantations before trucks and tractors.

• T-shirts are also available for $20 each.