Iao Theatre

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The historic theatre opened in 1928, and some patrons and staff believe the building is haunted. On various occasions, there have been reports of a misty apparition sitting in seats around the theatre, as well as on the stage during closing hours. It is believed to be a female apparition, but witnesses say the ghost has a friendly presence. The other apparitions reportedly seen in the theatre basement are those of Hawaiian soldiers, who died during a battle several centuries ago. Witnesses have reported hearing voices, feeling cold spots and seeing shadowy figures on the lower levels of the theatre.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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Geographic Information

68 North Market Street
Wailuku, Hawaii
United States

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20.8890718, -156.50193430000002
Maui County, Hawaii
Nearest Towns:
Wailuku, HI (0.2 mi.)
Kahului, HI (2.1 mi.)
Waikapu, HI (2.2 mi.)
Waihee-Waiehu, HI (2.5 mi.)
Ma'alaea, HI (6.5 mi.)
Paia, HI (8.6 mi.)
Launiupoko, HI (9.2 mi.)
Olowalu, HI (9.4 mi.)
Kihei, HI (9.7 mi.)
Haliimaile, HI (10.3 mi.)


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