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Kauai Museum

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

Quiet museum with wooden bowls and shell jewelry. The feather leis were amazing. Nice break from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa G
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Santa Rosa, California
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nice local museum

good stop on a rainy day or when sunburn gets the best of you. informative and interesting look at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dave W
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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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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"
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"hawaiian history"
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"rainy day"
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"interesting artifacts"
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"pre contact"
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"hawaiian royalty"
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"royal families"
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"spent several hours"
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"downtown lihue"
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"plantation days"
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"rice street"
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"guided tour"
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"couple of hours"
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"lots of history"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quiet museum with wooden bowls and shell jewelry. The feather leis were amazing. Nice break from the sun and the traffic.

Thank Lisa G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

good stop on a rainy day or when sunburn gets the best of you. informative and interesting look at the garden isle

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to the museum on our last day in Kauai. We spent approximately 2 hrs reading and viewing the artifacts, paintings and displays. We enjoyed learning about the culture and the people of Kauai. Would highly recommend visiting.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful museum. I learned a lot about the history of Kauai and the culture. I would visit again if I get the opportunity to return to Kauai.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to the museum before, but were impressed with the changes this time. Great building. Kauai is a small land mass with a big history and lots of influences on it's culture. Lots of artifacts and information. The entryway is a little crowded,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to learn a lot about the history of the island at this beautiful museum. We were only able to spend 35 mins here before it closed, unfortunately. We weren't able to go through everything. Make sure you set aside at least and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent history of Hawaii. Great displays with plenty of write-ups. Thoroughly enjoyed and recommend.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It pays to have some perspective of the geology, human migration, customs, and historical class distinctions among the local population

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an exceptional surprise this Museum in Lihue is. We spent a couple of hours exploring displays about the first inhabitants, the arrival of the Europeans and the Hawaiian Monarchy. Don’t miss the amazing recreation of King Kaumuali’i‘s feathered cloak. The museum is family friendly...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We experienced a very warm and welcoming and greeting upon entering the Museum with a superb description of what we were to see and how it all came together in the history of Hawaii. The excellent explanation of the layout of the exhibits was very...More

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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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