Lanai City Travel Guide

  • Lanai City
    by malianrob
  • Lanai City
    by malianrob
  • Lanai City
    by malianrob

Lanai City Things to Do

  • Hawaii-5-0's Things to Do Tip

    'Sweetheart Rock'-according to the legend of Puu Pehe-a beautiful young girl drowned in a sea cave when hidden there by her jealous lover.Upon discovering her body, her lover carried her to the almost inaccessible summet,buried her there and then leaped to his death.

  • Snorkling in the marine...

    Snorkling in the marine preserve area.Abundant fish and sealife, beautiful coral heads everywhere.Here is a 15 lb. 'Ulua' just 20 ft. from shore in 10 ft.of water.I have lived in Hawaii almost all life and have never seen so many large and healthy coral structures while snorkling at Hulopoe Beach.

  • Pu'u Pehe Cove

    Remains of a volcanic cinder cone.Great snorkling area.You can actually see thre fish from the top of the cliff.


Lanai City Hotels

Lanai City Restaurants

  • Blue Ginger Cafe

    When I came to Lana'i I had not done too much research on this place. I got off the ferry, got my jeep and asked the lady where she recommended for breakfast. She said the Blue Ginger Cafe. I ordered my food and I was going to pay with a debit card. turns out the dont accept cards, pay with either cash or surprisingly personal check.The food was...

  • Henry Clays Rotisserie

    Very affordable prices.When you're tired of eating freeze dried foods or fast foods like pizza;but can't afford the high prices in the luxury hotels, this is the place to go. Local dishes created by a chief's include chicken, venison,and fresh fish.

  • Lanai City Hotels

    8 Hotels in Lanai City

Lanai City Transportation

  • The 3 hotels run a free...

    The 3 hotels run a free shuttle to and from the airport.If you are backpacking and headed for Hulopoe Beach Park, jump on the shuttle to Manele Bay Hotel and just walk down to the beach.Free shuttle between 3 hotels

  • The airport is small, so you...

    The airport is small, so you will need to fly to either Honolulu or Maui before catching a smaller plane to Lanai. You could sail over on a sailboat, but that would be entirely on your own.The hotels provide free shuttles to and from the airports, and to and from the Koele Lodge and Manele Bay Hotel. The only time this wouldn't work for you is if...

  • Don't Forget Insurance

    If your current health insurance doesn't cover you while your abroad, you should consider getting international travel insurance just in case something should go wrong.

Lanai City Warnings and Dangers

  • by Hawaii-5-0 Updated Oct 4, 2002

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    Occasionally,off-roads are closed to 4-wheel drive vehicles,for your safety. Heed these warnings.There is only one tow truck on the island and they charge $250 minimum.Dollar rent a car rents Jeep 4-wheel drive.At their counter, check out their large photo album of 4-wheel drive vehicles that got in trouble on the cliffs,on the beach and off road trails.

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Lanai City Off The Beaten Path

  • Luahiwa Petroglyphys34...

    Luahiwa Petroglyphys34 boulders scattered on a step hillside, contain ancient Hawaiian carvings. They are considered the best-preserved petroglyphs in Hawaii.

  • Garden of the GodsUnusual...

    Garden of the GodsUnusual collection of rock formations on a baron stretch of land which has the impression of a lunar landscape.

  • Palawai BasinThis extinct...

    Palawai BasinThis extinct volcano crater was once the largest pineapple plantation in the world covering 15,000 acres of land. In Oct. 1994 the plantation shut down due to high labor and shipping costs. Today it resembling an African Savanna and the land is used primarily for grazing.


Lanai City Favorites

  • Lanai town

    Plantation village with one story wooden buildings.A general store,post office, church,schools, laundromate,pizza parlor,etc.Even the police station has a wooden outhouse type of jail with a padlock.The people living in Lanai City are some of the nicest and friendliest people in Hawaii.People seem to leave their cars unlocked with the keys in the...

  • We flew to Lanai on a...

    We flew to Lanai on a commercial plane. Since the airport is small, most planes are small prop planes, although the smaller jets are capable of landing. The airport is nothing more than a concrete floored open air building. Our hosts picked us up at the airport, but told us that there were few car rentals available, and they ran about $100 a day....

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