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Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center

2841 Baldwin Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9642
+1 808-572-6560
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Interesting use of a lovely old building

Great exhibition of local art work. History of the building was fascinating. Now reused for art... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Paul S
Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
Beautiful landscape

This is a non-profit art center that has two (very) small exhibition rooms. They have a very nice... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Lynn M
Houston, Texas
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The only historic estate on Maui FREE and open the the public 7 days a week, the Hui is a local treasure offering the Maui community and visitors an array of exciting opportunities to enjoy the visual arts in a stunning Upcountry setting. Explore the beautiful historic home, gallery, and history room or tour the expansive grounds boasting more than 70 different plant species; take a class or watch local artists blowing glass, silversmithing and printmaking; browse our gift shop featuring one-of-a kind artwork by Maui artists. Wherever your interests lie and whether you've traveled from near or far, we welcome you into our Hui home and invite you to join us in celebrating the visual arts on Maui!
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  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2841 Baldwin Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9642
+1 808-572-6560
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Great exhibition of local art work. History of the building was fascinating. Now reused for art groups and classes. Well worth a visit.

Thank Paul S
HuiNoeau, Manager at Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you for visiting Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center and thank you for your review!

Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is a non-profit art center that has two (very) small exhibition rooms. They have a very nice gift store where we spent a bit of time as it was raining the day we went. We bought some festive socks and a lovely writing card...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Come here if you want a REAL souvenier made by a local artist for the same price as the tourist trap places. Great cultural center as well on beautfu grounds. Classes taught in painting and glass blowing and pottery.

Thank divaDJ
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Its nice you can see local art and jewelry and things like that. Worth a look if you like art not to hard to find its below Makawao town a few hundred yards.

Thank Where1go7
Reviewed 27 November 2016

A delightful stop for those interested in the local history architecture or the arts all bound up in a romantic setting.

Thank Lizabeth L
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We booked a glass blowing class for our first day in Maui. We were all excited, and looking forward to some great keepsakes. The instructor, Stephen, is knowledgeable and has been blowing glass for years. There were three of us in the class, that should...More

1  Thank iceprincess25
HuiNoeau, Manager at Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Thank you for your feedback on "Blow Your Own Glass" experience. We are sorry that you did not have the experience that you had anticipated. This program is designed for participants to each spend approximately 30 min working one-on-one with a glass Teaching Artist to...More

Reviewed 17 September 2016

An old plantation house turned into a center for the visual arts. Rotating exhibits in a small gallery and a small gift shop with the products of local artisans. Kids of all ages will enjoy the magic of the Patrick Dougherty twig sculptures outside.

Thank windance
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We were so happy to take in the Visual Arts Center on our last trip to Maui. There is a lot of interesting artists and their creations in the gift shop. We had a custom glass piece done by one of the local artists, and...More

Thank DonLynski
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent about 1 hour exploring the grounds, viewing the small kapa exhibition and browsing at the gift shop. I purchased a ceramic bowl made at the onsite pottery shop for $19, marked down from $52. Great price and great memento of...More

Thank NosyBell
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The Hui is a treasure not to be missed. A beautiful drive on Baldwin Ave leads you to this historic place. Beautiful grounds and the art exhibits and wonderful display of local art crafts at the gift shop are worth the trip. Ongoing classes to...More

1  Thank Mauigina
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