Thursday, May 16, 2024

Lihue

  Lihue  

✔ Lihue, also known as Līhuʻe in Hawaiian, is an unincorporated community and the second-largest town on the Hawaiin Island of Kaua’i.

✔ The overall population of Lihue according to the estimation of  Census-Designated Place (CDP) in 2020 is 6,455. In the Hawaiian language, Lihue means “cold chill”.

✔ It has been claimed that Lihue was a small village before but after the construction of a large mill, it became the central city of the island.

✔ According to Hawaiian history, Lihue is in the ancient district of Puna. Lihue is also known as home to the Kaua’i main airport.

Lihue

✔ Around Luhue we can see a large number of historical sites and tourist destinations where we can learn about the history of Hawaii.

✔ Lihue is also famous for its commercial and governmental center for the island of Kauai. Lihue is one of the most comfortable places to live in Kaua’i.

✔ While visiting Lihue we can Enjoy coastal landscapes, beaches lined with palm trees, and so on.

✔ Today we are going to explain some of the places to visit in Lihue while visiting Hawaii island:

 

  1. Kaua’i Museum  

✔ Kaua’i Museum is a historic building and tourist destination that is located in Kaua’i, Hawaii. This museum was built by architect Hart Wood in 1924.

✔ It has been claimed that the Kaua’i Museum was known as the Albert Spencer Wilcox Building but later it was converted into the Kaua’i Museum.

✔ It was the first time it opened as a library. It has been claimed that the first time a library was opened by Reverend John Mortimer Lydgate in 1900 at his church.

✔ This museum was built in honor of Albert Spencer Wilcox. Kaua’i was enlisted in the Hawai’i Register of Historic Places on February 17, 1979.

Kaua'i Museum

✔ Inside this museum, we can see the work of multi-cultural artists, sculptors, and craftsmen on guided tours.

✔ We can also learn about the geological formation of the Hawaiian Islands, early Native Hawaiian life, and so on.

✔ This island is considered the biggest museum in Kaua’i, it is the only place to know about the history of Hawaii.

✔ We can gain knowledge about some of the most fascinating art and Hawaiian civilization. This museum preserves the heritage of Kaua’i and its history.

 

  2. Kalapaki Beach  

✔ Kalapaki Beach is a beautiful beach that is located in Kaua’i, Hawaii.

✔ There are no opening hours at Kalapaki beach and it is free to enter this beach. We can enjoy this place by going with family and friends.

✔ Some of the famous hotels to stay around this beach are Marriott’s Kaua’i Beach Club, The Kaua’i Inn, The ISO, Banyan Harbor Resort, and so on.

Kalapaki Beach

✔ The area around Kalapaki Beach is sprinkled with multiple accommodations. While visiting Kalapki Beach we can also see some of the traditional markets.

Some of the famous places to visit around Kalapaki Beach are:

  • Kilohana
  • Lydgate Beach Park
  • Mountain Tubing
  • Grove Farm
  • Wailua Falls

✔ There are some beautiful sculptures around here which can be seen from walking paths of Kalapaki Beach.

✔ If we are not interested in swimming we can enjoy beach volleyball, bodysurfing, windsurfing, boogie boarding, surf lessons, and so on.

 

  3. Kilohana  

✔ Kilohana is a historical landmark and tourism division of the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA).

✔ Kilohana was built by the plantation manager Albert Spencer Wilcox in 1896.

✔ We can see a large number of historical landmarks around this place where we can find and learn about the history of Lihue.

Kilohana

✔ Around this place, we can also visit the heritage railroad. We can see a large number of gallery shops around this place.

Some of the best hotels to stay in around Kilohana are:

  • Sheraton Kauai Resort
  • Waikiki Heritage Hotel
  • Waikiki Monarch Hotel
  • Motel Lani

✔ We can enjoy the view of natural scenery from around this place. It has been claimed that the rooms of the historic mansion were converted into art and craft shops.

✔ The train tour is the best way to know about the plantation history in Hawaii. The best season to visit this place is winter and summer season.

Kilohana

✔ While visiting this place we know about the sugar plantation history of Hawaii. We can do different types of safari around this place.

Some of the interesting places to visit around this place are:

  • Lu’au Kalamaku
  • Puakae Golf Course
  • Poipu Beach
  • Kauai Community Park
  • Menehune Fishpond

 

  4. Kukui Grove Center  

✔ Kukui Grove is an open-air shopping air center that is located in Lihue. It is one of the largest malls located in the Kauai Region.

✔ Kukui Grove Center was opened in 1982. Inside this market, there are altogether 65 stores and small shops.

✔ We can see a large number of small but beautiful stores inside this market. The best part of this market is Starbucks and Macy’s.

Kukui Grove Center

✔ We can see a large number of beautiful shops and stores inside Kukui Grove Center.

✔ We can buy a large number of traditional markets and we can also try traditional foods inside this market.

Some of the best hotels to stay in this market are:

  • Kauai Palms Hotel
  • Motel Lani
  • Tip Top Hotel
  • The Kauai Inn
  • The ISO

Some of the interesting places to visit around Kukui Grove Center are:

  • Kaua’i Museum
  • Kauai Safaris
  • Flip Flop Shops LIhue

 

  5. Menehune Fishpond  

✔ The Menehune Fishpond which is also known as Alakoko Fishpond is a historic Hawaiian fishpond that is located in Lihue, Hawaii.

✔ Menehune Fishpond was enlisted in UN national register in 1973. The overall area of this pond is 5 acres (2.0 ha).

✔ It has been claimed that in 2021 Menehune Fishpond was purchased by The Trust for Public Land.

Menehune Fishpond

✔ It is one of the largest fishponds that is located in Lihue, Hawaii. The best time to visit this pond is during sunset.

✔ We can also the view natural scenery around these fishponds. It has been claimed that this area was designated as the Huleia National Wildlife Refuge in 1973.

Some of the best hotels to stay around this place are:

  • Kauai Inn
  • Kauai Palms Hotel
  • Sheraton Kauai Hotels

Some of the interesting places to visit around Menehune Fishpond are:

  • The Ocean Course at Hokuala
  • Grove Farm
  • Niumalu Beach Park
  • Gillins Beach

 


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