Lahaina Kindergarten, Lahaina, Hawaii
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
N 20° 52.410 W 156° 40.660
4Q E 741609 N 2309892
Quick Description: Sign is near the southwest corner of the building.
Location: Hawaii, United States
Date Posted: 4/22/2015 6:11:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMNR3K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
The sign is part of the Lahaina Historic Trail. The building is located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Dickenson and Luakini. In 2015, the building is home to The Village Galleries.

The sound of children laughing and singing once filled this building, the site of the Lahaina Kindergarten which was privately operated by the Baldwin family. At one time it was the only kindergarten in town and was free to the public. Children attended the school for 1/2 days in the mornings. They were given a snack of milk and crackers at mid-morning and returned home at lunch time. Community organizations like the boy scouts used the buildings for meetings after school and in the evening. Lahaina's legendary kumu hula, Aunty Emma Sharpe, conducted classes here at night. The kindergarten closed in the 1960s.

Group that erected the marker: Ala Hele Mo'olelo O Lahaina

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
120 Dickenson Street
Lahaina, HI USA

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed

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