Hawaiian Railway Society

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About Hawaiian Railway Society

Experience part of the rich Hawaiian history with a visit to the ONLY active historical railroad on Oahu! Yes, we are talking about a family day out to the Hawaiian Railroad Society. 

This non-profit organization is dedicated to saving, restoring, and protecting the state's fascinating railroading history. It also ensures a great educational experience for all who visit, too! 

Not only do the have the only active historical railroad on Oahu, but they also have the only operating railroad museum in the entire state!

During your family day out at this historical attraction (in a stunning location might we add!) kids can ride along a historic stretch of track west of old Ewa and listen to stories about the history of railroading in Hawaii.

It's not only a wonderful way to really be part of the history, but you also get to see some stunning views of Hawaii's coast too!

The Sunday rides run for 90 minutes and are fully-narrated, so along the way you can hear stories about host sugar cane trains were used on sugar plantations, learn about points of historic interest, and even hear about the "ghost town" of Gilbert!

You can even stop at the end of the line for a while to admire the view at Kahe Point, so take your camera!

So chug chug chug choo choo your way into your next family day out, in one of the most beautiful parts of the USA!

Choo choo!

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Adults $15 (Historic Parlor Car: $30)

Children $10 (ages 2 to 12) - Historic Parlor Car: $30

Free Under 2 years (but must be held)

Last Update 2022

Discount Seniors $10

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Hawaiian Railway Society FAQ’s

I’m Hungry! Can I get food at Hawaiian Railway Society?

The 3 pm rides are Ice cream rides. They stop at "Two Scoops" in Ko'Olina and riders can purchase ice cream to enjoy on the return trip. YUM!

Any top tips when visiting?

They are great for holding birthday parties, so give them a call if you want to celebrate your birthday in style!

Does Hawaiian Railway Society have a gift shop?

There is a gift shop that opens at 11:30am, so get that pocket money ready to pick up some great train and history related gifts and souvenirs!

Teachers corner

They offer weekday charters, so give them a call if you are interested in taking the students for a great history lesson!

Does Hawaiian Railway Society have healthy eating or Vegan options?

You can take your own food and drink on board, and there are also picnic areas to enjoy your own lunch

Is Hawaiian Railway Society fully accessible?

They are handicap accessible!

Any additonal information?

They operate seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Ticket sales start two hours before hthe ride