13 Places Where You Can Still Experience Old Hawaii

From the first Europeans visiting the islands in 1778 and the establishment of the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1795 to Hawaii’s admittance to the United States of America in 1959, the Hawaiian Islands are steeped in history, heritage, and culture. And while the Aloha State has undoubtedly undergone monumental change throughout its history, there are some places where you can still experience old Hawaii. Here are 13 of our favorites.

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History buffs might also enjoy visiting Hawaii’s oldest restaurant, or taking a look at the oldest photographs taken in Hawaii.