There is something strangely beautiful about man-made structures being taken back by the land – and Hawaii definitely has its fair share of abandoned places and artifacts. When people move on and industry crumbles, the remains are often abandoned amid the landscape. One such place is the little-known ghost town of Keomoku. Located on the small Hawaiian Island of Lanai, the story of Keomoku is not only fascinating but truly heartbreaking as well.

Have you ever heard of Keomoku Village? If you’re interested in Hawaii’s plantation history, you’ll love reading about this abandoned sugar mill on Kauai, as well as these 10 historic plantation towns.

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