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Lanai Culture & Heritage Center

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Address: 730 Lanai Ave., Room 126, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
Phone Number: 808 565-7177
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8:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Description: The Lana'i Culture & Heritage Center seeks to inspire people to be...
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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To see the history of Lanai in pictures and actual objects this is the place to visit. It helps you to know more about the island and its people.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Rockwood, Canada
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

To see the history of Lanai in pictures and actual objects this is the place to visit. It helps you to know more about the island and its people.

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Sedona, Arizona
5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Loved learning the story of Lanai's pineapple history. I wish they still grew pineapples there! I hope Lanai stays like it is a nice quaint Hawaiian island. No more growth please!

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

As someone who has (half of a degree) in public history (I did not write disertation) I'd like to say this museum is a wonderful way to learn about Lanai and the rich Hawaiian culture. Norm Bezane, Lahaina News columnist and author

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Honolulu
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The pronunciation of the Island sounds like la nah ee, get that right and the locals will love you. Such a rich history of this island is documented on a time line as well as in photographs. Spend some time and learn. It's not often that you can visit a privately owned island.

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Layton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This is a must place to visit for first timers to Lanai. The staff was very knowledgeable and all the information about the culture and heritage of Lanai is laid out so orderly. Glad we stopped by before we explored the island.

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The price is right: Free. It's well laid out and full of history about Lanai along with artifacts. A timeline of the island runs around the top wall from room to room. Lots of information and very professionally presented. A bit hard to find, so ask for directions as there is minimal signage on the street.

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Waleska, Georgia
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15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We stopped here first and met Simon. He gave us a quick tour and then let us wander at our own pace. Its not very big but you really get a feel for the island by reading the history. He also pulled up Google earth and gave us a review of what to see where and how long it would... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I have been traveling to the Hawaiian Islands since 1970. This Center is well done. Take time to look at the displays, photos, maps etc. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Interesting and fun!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Make sure and check-out the Heritage Center. Good history of Lanai. Simon is very helpful. Wonderful Google Earth display to help you see all over Lanai and plan your touring.

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We learned a lot about the history of this gorgeous place. They have lots of resources and maps for area drives and hikes. We loved it!

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Additional Information about Lanai Culture & Heritage Center

Address: 730 Lanai Ave., Room 126, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
Phone Number: 808 565-7177
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Lanai  >  Lanai City
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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