4428 Rice Street, Lihu'e, East Kauai
This museum houses a treasure of the island's heritage, everything from feathered leis to vintage photographs. A permanent display is called The Story of Lana'i and is filled with Hawaiian artifacts and history of the past. Traveling exhibits and events are also hosted here year-round. Behind the museum, on Ewa Street, is the state offices where hiking and camping permits can be obtained.
Take Highway 50 into Lihu'e from Puhi. The road becomes Highway 56, Kuhio Highway. Turn right on Rice Street at Mile Marker #0. The Kauai Museum is two blocks down on the left.
Historical exhibits and information
Gift shop with books, maps, and assorted items
Admission is $5/adult; $4/seniors; $3/children age 13-17; $1/children age 6-12; children under 6 are FREE
Admission to the Gift Shop is FREE