-Art & Culture-

 

Museums

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Whaler Village Museum
In the mid-1800s, Lahaina was a bustling whaling town. Interestingly, the museum has recreated a whaling ship, much like how the sailors  lived during their voyages. Other exhibits include antique ornaments and utensils made from whale ivory and bone.
Open daily 10:00am – 4:00pm

Baldwin Home Museum
In Lahaina, stands the oldest house on Maui. Built in 1835 by Reverend Ephraim Spaulding, the Baldwin Home is a recognizable landmark in the heart of historic Lahaina town. Admission fees vary.
Open Daily, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Fridays open until 8:30pm

Bailey House Museum
Located in Wailuku, the Old Bailey House is owned and operated by the Maui Historical Society. As a historic house of Hawaii, this museum is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Admission fees vary.
Monday to Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm

Hula Lessons

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For centuries the Hula has been used to show respect and share the stories of Hawaiian deities. Through Hula, dancers tell the stories of their heritage. In this class you will learn basic hip, foot and hand movements that accompany the words that describe the elements.

Lei Making

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The lei has been a symbol of Aloha for many and in this course you will be introduced to the history and story of the lei. Our Cultural Ambassador will guide you around the property to select the appropriate ferns and teach the braiding method referred to as haku.

Ukulele Lesson

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The stringed instrument was introduced to the Hawaiian people by the Portuguese and was adapted by the Hawaiians to the ukulele we know today. Queen Lili`uokalani referred to “uku” meaning gift and “lele” meaning to come; therefore ukulele was “a gift that came.” In this class you will be taught how to hold and finger the ukulele as well as the basic chords.