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A ride on a restored plantation locomotive is just one part of Hawaii Plantation Village's new historic luau tour.
Hawaii’s plantation history gets in-depth look on tour
Hawaii's Plantation Village has unveiled "Hawaii's Historical Tours," a new tour geared toward those interested in learning about Hawaii's plantation history.
The tour departs Waikiki every Wednesday at 12:45 p.m., returning at about 10 p.m. Highlights include:
» a narrated tour of Honolulu's historic landmarks, including Iolani Palace, King Kamehameha Statue, Kawaiahao Church and National Cemetery of the Pacific;
» a tour of Hawaii's Plantation Village, an outdoor history museum showcasing restored buildings and replicas of early 1900s plantation structures, led by docents sharing stories of life on the plantation and the beginnings of Hawaii's multicultural society;
» a 45-minute narrated ride on a vintage locomotive along restored track, run by the Hawaiian Railway Society;
» a Paradise Cove Luau finale with a feast and entertainment.
The tour cost is $109 per adult and $90 for children 12 and younger. Call 677-0110 for reservations.