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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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Wonderful Lana'i History

The place to go for local history. Going back to the very beginnings of the island, there are... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
Mark S
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Corrales, New Mexico
Lanai’s culture and history

Very friendly staff, with beautiful insights and displays of Lanai’s past and present as a... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
John B
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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
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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!

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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

Thank John B
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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

Thank rklock
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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.

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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

Thank bobndee24
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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
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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
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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

1  Thank love2dine50
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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
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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
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