Hale Paʻahao Prison

Hale Paʻahao Prison information

Location
Lahaina , USA
Address
187 Prison St
More information
www.lahainarestoration.org/hale-paahao-prison
Opening hours
10am-4pm Mon-Fri
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A remnant of the whaling era, this coral stone jail was built in 1852 and looks much as it did 150 years ago. One of the tiny reconstructed cells displays a list of arrests in 1855. The top three offenses were drunkenness (330 arrests), ‘furious riding’ (89) and lascivious conduct (20). Other transgressions of the day included profanity, aiding deserting sailors and drinking ʻawa (kava).