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Crossroads Exhibit

The four buildings that comprise the Makawao Crossroads have a common tie: the name Tam. It was natural that the Chinese, the first ethnic group brought in for plantation labor would be early residents and property owners. Tam Sing, Tam…

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Plantation Exhibit

Sugar cultivation in Makawao began in 1857 with the East Maui Sugar Plantation also known as the Kaluanui Plantation. The most significant Makawao sugar operation began in 1869, when Henry P. Baldwin and Samuel T. Alexander purchased a 12-acre Hawaiian…

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