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Maui museum pays tribute to Makawao’s history

  • COURTESY JUDY MERTENS
    This door was salvaged when Maui Land & Pineapple tore down its mule barns in Halii­maile about three years ago.
  • COURTESY CHERYL AMBROZIC
  • COURTESY JUDY MERTENS
    The sign, circa late 1940s/early 1950s, is from Kitada’s Kau Kau Korner, a popular restaurant in Maka­wao for decades before it closed in 2003. Below it are prints of watercolor paintings of buildings in town by well-known Maka­wao artist Eddie Flotte. Among the items in the case are chaps used by Maui pani­olo, on loan from the Alexander and Baldwin Sugar Museum, a polo mallet and ball, and a hat made by Maka­wao pani­olo Raymond Frei­tas in 1953.

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