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Lanai Culture & Heritage Center

730 Lanai Ave., Room 126, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
+1 808-565-7177
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Learn about the culture and history of Lana'i

We stopped in while waiting for the shuttle. One of the pick up spots is right out front. We were... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Amber O
via mobile
Interesting stop.

My sister and I visited on April 17th. I think we were the only people there at the time so it was... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Letha A
Fort Madison, Iowa
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The Lana'i Culture & Heritage Center seeks to inspire people to be informed, thoughtful and active stewards of their heritage by preserving, interpreting and celebrating Lana'i's Hawaiian heritage, it's diverse cultures, and ranching and plantation era histories. "E Ho'ohanohano 'ana i ka wa ma mua, a e Ho'olako 'ana i ka mua aku!" Honoring the Past, and Enriching the Future!
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730 Lanai Ave., Room 126, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
+1 808-565-7177

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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped in while waiting for the shuttle. One of the pick up spots is right out front. We were happy we did decide to stop in, the staff was very knowledgeable and friendly, exhibits were beautiful and it's free to the public (donations appreciated)....More

Thank Amber O
Reviewed 1 May 2017

My sister and I visited on April 17th. I think we were the only people there at the time so it was very quiet and we could take all the time we wanted reading the various exhibits. We found it quite interesting.

Thank Letha A
Reviewed 27 April 2017

If you take the shuttle service from the ferry to Lanai City it drops you off in front of this heritage center. We went in and were so glad we did. It has very interesting information on the history of the island with pictures and...More

Thank love2dine50
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

very interesting history of lanei, Nicely displayed, good combination of local stories and ancient artifacts. free and definitely worth a visit

Thank Josie H
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in on our last morning. The exhibition was well organized and gave a great history of the island. Great stop to learn about the history.

Thank vicky060
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This Center is located near the Hotel Lanai. It recaps the history of the island using pictures and exhibits. The staff are very helpful and friendly. Be sure to pick-up a map of the Koloiki trail.

Thank Steveh3Texas
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This was a great way to learn about the fascinating history and culture of Lanai-native Hawaiians, Filipino laborers, the Dole Plantation year now Larry Ellison who is investing in community development. We had a tour with the then Director, Kepa Maly. He has since left...More

Thank bill19742015
Reviewed 26 January 2017

A great way to learn about Lanai's history and heritage. The timeline alone makes the visit worthwhile. Let your stomach settle after a great lunch at Blue Ginger Cafe by spending a half-hour or more here.

Thank MStarAsaka
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We really enjoyed the tour of Lanai Culture & Heritage Center. We started by watching the movie which was a documentary on the history of Lanai. This helped us appreciate all the wonderful artifacts that were displayed in the museum, many of which were found...More

Thank PeterCuinmaui
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Lanai is a small island with limited access to places, especially sightseeing places. Lanai city is a quaint town. Majority of Lanai is owned by Mr. Larry Ellison (Oracle) now, but it has an interesting past as a pineapple plantation island. This culture center has...More

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