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Lanai Culture & Heritage Center

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Address: 730 Lanai Ave., Room 126, P.O. Box 631500, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
Phone Number: 808 565-7177
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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Layton
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
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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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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Fishers, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The outside looked interesting. In the center of this lovely small town. We wished the cultural center would have been open, but certainly understood because of Christmas Eve.

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Aiea, Hawaii
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157 reviews 157 reviews
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216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Visited Dec. 4th 9:00 am Located on Lanai Ave right across the street from Dole Park. Admission is FREE...A very good informative and interactive experience detailing the history & the culture of the Island of Lanai...Obviously, Pineapple has played a big role for the Island, but other interesting facts and details enlightens your knowledge of Lanai.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

There is not, frankly, a whole lot to do on Lanai, so we were delighted, on a rainy day, to visit this cultural centre. Gave a great overview of the islands agricultural history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We stopped in and learned a lot about the history of Lana'i. Very nice people running the place and took the time to explain the artifacts and photos.

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