Top things to do in Puʻunene

Books in Puʻunene

Old Puʻunene Bookstore

This shack has served as a used books store since 1913. It’s a bit musty, but the selection is wide and it still sells most of them for a quarter! Pick up secondhand DVDs and CDs here too. All proceeds go to Maui Pu…
Museum in Puʻunene

Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum

This homespun museum occupies the former residence of the sugar mill’s superintendent. There’s the usual display of industrial machinery, including a working model of a cane-crushing plant, but what lingers afterwar…
Historic Building in Puʻunene

Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company Mill

Fields of cane expand out from the Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar (C&S) Company’s rusty old mill, the last of its kind in Hawaii. Its industrial hulk looms high, and, until recently, belched smoke as it was boi…