The Story Behind Hawaii’s Most Haunted House Is Beyond Terrifying
The Hawaiian Islands are famous for their incredible beaches, lush landscapes, fascinating history — and some pretty crazy scary ghost stories. From haunted hotels and roads where you may encounter the paranormal, there are countless ghosts who have decided to make the islands their permanent residence in their afterlife. And while all of these ghost stories are chilling, there is one haunted house, located in the Kaimuki neighborhood of Honolulu, that has an absolutely terrifying history. This might just be Hawaii’s most haunted house — and the story is sure to leave you with chills.
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Have you ever heard of the story of Hawaii’s most haunted house? Were you able to see it in person before it was destroyed? Share your stories with us on our Only In Hawaii Facebook page. The Kaimuki House is just one of the reasons Honolulu is easily considered the most haunted city in Hawaii. Interested in doing some ghost hunting? You’ll love this road trip to some of Hawaii’s most haunted places.
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Hawaii's Most Haunted
November 30, 2020
Are there any haunted roads in Hawaii?
Yes! There are several haunted roads found throughout the Hawaiian Islands, but not everyone knows that Oahu’s main highway is also one of the most haunted places in the state. During construction on the H-1 highway, workers claimed to see the ghosts of ancient Hawaiian warriors. While digging through the mountain, the bones of ancient Hawaiians were found. It took seven years to build the freeway because they couldn’t find people to work.
Are there any haunted hotels in Hawaii?
Hawaii is home to quite a few haunted hotels, but the most fascinating is also one of Hawaii’s oldest hotels: the Moana Surfrider. Built in 1902, the Moana Surfrider is often referred to as the “First Lady of Waikiki” and is haunted by the ghost of Jane Stanford, co-founder of Stanford University, who died in her room while on vacation to Hawaii after a strychnine poisoning attempt on her life. At the time, it was one of the most legendary murder mysteries.
What is the scariest haunted attraction in Hawaii?
The scariest haunted attraction in the Aloha State is Hawaii’s Plantation Village. Not only does this outdoor history museum transform into a terrifying Halloween attraction each October, but rumor has it that the village is legitimately haunted as well. The village tells the story of the island’s sugar cane workers and life on the plantation circa 1850 to 1950, as well as the history of immigration to Hawaii, but it is also haunted. The village is so haunted, it has been featured on Syfy, The Travel Channel, and Buzzfeed. Click here to learn more about this Hawaii haunt.
With more than 10 years of experience as a professional writer, Megan holds a degree in Mass Media from her home state of Minnesota. After college, she chose to trade in her winter boots for slippahs and moved to the beautiful island of Oahu, where she has been living for more than five years. She lives on the west side but is constantly taking mini-road trips across the island and visits the neighboring islands whenever she can getaway. She loves hiking, snorkeling, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.
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