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Kahului, Maui, Hawaii: Paper Airplane Museum (Closed)

Before it closed it exhbited over 2,000 airplanes, as well as the work of "The Tin Can Man of Maui."

Directions:
Two miles west of the airport on Hana Hwy. In the Maui Mall.
Hours:
March 2009 - Reported closed.
Status:
Closed

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Paper Airplane Museum

Visited the Maui Mall, the Paper Airplane Museum has closed.

[asim, 03/31/2009]

Display of paper airplanes.

Paper Airplane Museum

This museum bills itself as the "First Aviation Museum on Maui" and the "World's Only Known Paper Airplane Museum". It holds a collection of over 2,000 cardboard airplane models and kits as well as photos relating to Hawaii's aviation history. Only those airplanes that are 95% paper qualify for the museum.

The museum also features the creations of owner Ray Roberts, "The Tin Can Man of Maui." Ray builds models of ships, airplanes, cars, etc., out of soda cans. On display was his chef d'oevre, a model of the Concord Jet, which used over 90 cans. Almost all of his creations are for sale. (The Concord has a price tag of $700).

[Nathan L. Forrider, 11/05/2002]

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