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Lanai Culture & Heritage Center

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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A must see and should be your first stop on Lāna’i

For an excellent overview of both ancient Hawaiian history plus the 1922-1972 pineapple plantation... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
Paia, Hawaii
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great visit

very friendly curators, very informative visit, good exhibition and ambiance, recommend to people... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
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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...more
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730 Lanai Ave., Room 126, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
+1 808-565-7177
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

For an excellent overview of both ancient Hawaiian history plus the 1922-1972 pineapple plantation era, the cultural center is a must see when traveling to Lāna’i. The shuttle drops you off right at the flag pole in front of the Center. Lots of historical relics...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

very friendly curators, very informative visit, good exhibition and ambiance, recommend to people interested in the history and way of life of the island!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Decided to stop in following lunch and this little museum is just packed with artifacts from this island's history. The young woman who spoke with us was full of island knowledge and was more than happy to share it with us. I came away with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mwbudd
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We learned a lot about Lanai history from the exhibits here and were able to ask staff questions. It is definitely worth a stop.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

I very much enjoyed the Lanai Culture & Heritage Center as a museum of island history along with items available for purchase to study in more detail later. The people were very kind and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank tminion01
Reviewed 21 February 2018

The place to go for local history. Going back to the very beginnings of the island, there are wonderful exhibits of old artifacts to more modern pieces. Staff very knowledgeable and friendly. A MUST visit!

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Very friendly staff, with beautiful insights and displays of Lanai’s past and present as a pineapple plantation and tropical island. Mainly a reminder of the rich melting pot of cultures that Hawaii is

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank John B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Learning about the history of Lanai is especially interesting. Also, take the time to read the timeline along the ceiling edge of the rooms at the center. Our driver from Rabaca's Limousine, Sandy, recommended we visit the cultural center before exploring the island and she...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank rklock
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent source for information about this very small island's history. Staff couldn't be more knowledgeable or helpful. 45-60 min visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank winnienyc
Reviewed 12 July 2017

It is small, but well put together. You can see everything about the island both culturally and geologic. It is conveniently located in the town of Lanai City. The operator is very enthusiastic about the place and is happy to answer any questions. He did...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank bobndee24
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