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Bailey House Museum

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Bailey House Museum located in Wailuku is a museum of Hawaiian art and history. The Historical Society of Maui was established in 1951. It was opened on July 6, 1957 with the name Hale Ho’ike’ike which means House of Display in Hawaiian language. It was purchased by Masaru “Pundy” Yokouchi in 1991 who donated it to the Maui Historical Society. It has two floors filled with the exhibits. Some of which include Landscape paintings of 19th century Maui, Landscape oil paintings by Edward Bailey, wooden statue of Kamapua’a, a Hawai’ian demi-God, a part of the Land Snails Shell Collection of David Dwight Baldwin, a model of the Hokulea and much more. The second floor has a Koa Room which has furnishings made of Koa. Also, there are many historical papers available in the museum. Theres a Monarchy Room displaying the information on the Kingdom of Hawaii. Its one of the best places to find out more about Hawaii.

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