Kauai Museum, Kauai
- Name: Kauai Museum
- Where: On Rice Street in Lihue
- What: Museum showcasing local artists and Hawaiian history
- More Info: (808) 245-6931
Located in a lava rock structure in Lihue, the Kauai Museum features amazing collections from the artisans of Kauai and Niihau (a small eastern island part of Kauai county). Visitors can learn about the geological formation of the Hawaiian Islands, early Native Hawaiian life, Captain Cook’s arrival on Kauai’s shores in Waimea and the Hawaiian monarchy. Also, visitors can view galleries showcasing the work of multicultural artists, sculptors and craftspeople. Guided tours are available (upon request).