Lana'i is an iconic and world-renowned area founded in the 1900s as a pineapple plantation town, boasting of colorful, unchanged plantation-era architecture. Its stores are mainly locally-owned spots, such as a homey coffee shop, gallery, and others. Learn more about the plantation days by visiting the Culture and Heritage Center, as you browse through artifacts from the early Hawaiian settlements. For those interested, enjoy a 75-minute guided, air-conditioned tour of the town, narrated by island-born culture guides!
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Enjoy exploring Hulopo'e Bay, a protected marine preserve with beautiful coral reefs, and an array of tropical fish and active marine life. It is a protected Marine Preserve, voted to have the #1 beach in America by Dr. Beach. You may even spot dolphins!
If you are booking your tour between December-April, you may get the opportunity to spot humpback whales as they swim through the Hawaiian waters. Keep your eyes out for a mother with her calf (baby whale), and maybe even get to see a whale breach through the water into the air!