HUT & CHINA HOUSE
Not all that far from Hilo Hattie Department store, at Hale Kahiko, is a small open area, and this interesting center. It is one of those free, self guiding attractions.
And what an inviting site!
This is a reconstruction of an ancient village.
It was amazingly authentic looking,
with its grass huts!
It felt like stepping back in Time.
Is Brigitte really going native?
Fixin' to build a fire?
Or prepare a dinner?
Hard to tell, simply because we didn't read up on what these huts were really all about. Just seeing them was impressive enough to catch our "camera's" eye--so to speak. But if she's gone native, what about her matie?
Has he hit the mat-tie, finally?
Playin' King--or goofin' off?
A bit later we visited the:
WO HING SOCIETY HOUSE MUSEUM
Proof of a
strong Chinese influence in Maui, during the early 1800's. Apparently
this was a center for unmarried males.
This place caught my attention the first day in town.
On the last day on Maui we actually took a closer look.
We found this "shack" really
Wanna take a walk inside?
Wanna see a wok?
about how real woks worked, but hadn't actually seen the authentic thing.
Here we got a chance to look down upon what must have been a really great
"china fast food" kitchen. Or, perhaps, their main kitchen where
they prepared meals for the members of this all male society.
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