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Kauai Museum

4428 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1338
+1 808-245-6931
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Very Interesting

Lots to see in this museum. Fascinating history, beautiful art works and modern/ recent historical... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
knit1pro
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Macomb, Michigan
Very good

History of the people of Hawaii. The life of Hawaiian people is very inspiring. The location is... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
CharlesZponto
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Brasilia, Brazil
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A natural history museum in Kaua'i.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (51 reviews)
“second building” (20 reviews)
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LOCATION
4428 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1338
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+1 808-245-6931
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"gift shop"
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"second building"
in 20 reviews
"hawaiian history"
in 27 reviews
"rainy day"
in 30 reviews
"interesting artifacts"
in 13 reviews
"pre contact"
in 6 reviews
"hawaiian royalty"
in 7 reviews
"royal families"
in 5 reviews
"spent several hours"
in 5 reviews
"downtown lihue"
in 5 reviews
"plantation days"
in 5 reviews
"rice street"
in 9 reviews
"guided tour"
in 12 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 9 reviews
"great introduction"
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"lots of history"
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"few hours"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots to see in this museum. Fascinating history, beautiful art works and modern/ recent historical items too. Its bigger than it appears from the outside. Worth the trip.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

History of the people of Hawaii. The life of Hawaiian people is very inspiring. The location is easy and clean.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our visit very much! We had a great presenter give us the history followed by live music outside.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Offering an extraordinary well-planned introduction to Kauai culture and history, this local museum provides an amazingly enjoyable educational opportunity for those hoping to discover more about this beautiful island.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I think this is an important thing to do when visiting other beautiful lands- to learn about their culture and past! But it's especially great to have as an option on one of the rainy days you might experience this spring! Lots to learn and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff! And great history, and exhibits were well put together- love that the Hawaiiana History was in the first building! Chad was so olu’olu and so knowledgeable! Loved seeing the kupuna group painting,and uncle Kawika making his throw nets and sharing mo’olelo. Great treasures!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This vintage building houses an excellent museum with nicely ordered information about the settling of Hawaii. The movie about the hula was also fascinating. Very much worth a visit.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative and the people were very friendly. We stayed there longer than we had planned to as we found it so interesting. We would go back there to visit again.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I came here on a rainy day and were not disappointed. Very through museum with lots of displays. I felt we learned alot about the history and culture of Kaua'i and really appreciated other locations we visited after learning their history here.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for something to do you could consider this. We have been to many museums and this doesn't stack up. There are some nice old Hawaiian things to look at but overall it doesn't take long to go through.

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Response from Lorna H | Reviewed this property |
I would contact the Kauai Museum at their web site or call them at 808-245-6931 Huleia school is not a functioning school at his time--that I know of-- but the museum may know where the site was Also Grove Farm Museum... More
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