The Post Sections ….. Answers, Info and Resources

  1. Quick Orientation … Where is everything located?
  2. Transportation … How do I get there and get around?
  3. What is at the Manele Small Boat harbor?
  4. What about Hulopo‘e Beach?
  5. Where is Lāna‘i City and what is there to do?
  6. What about the Lāna‘i Cat Sanctuary?

Part 5 – Where is Lāna‘i City and what is there to do?

Lāna‘i City is located in the middle of the island at an up-country elevation of 1,500’+.  It is the home for the majority of the island’s 3,200 residents and is very compact and walkable. Some people have “seen it all” in an hour while others can “spend the day” ….. depends on each individuals’ taste & preferences.


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Time spent on Lunch usually averages 30-45 minutes.

Pele’s is closed for lunch Sat & Sun and Cafe 565 is closed on Sunday. Blue Ginger only accepts cash – no cc. No Ka Oi is off of the square at Houston & 9th and is open for lunch most weekdays. Coffee Works is located at Ilima & 6th and is open 7am-4pm.


Mike Carroll Gallery (A must for the chance to meet Kathy Carroll founder of the Cat Sanctuary.)

The Local Gentry – Great selection “local” clothing, etc.

Hula Hut – Souvenirs and gifts.

Lana‘i Art Center – Community run Art Center.


Curious about Lāna“i City and want to learn more? Then please watch this short Video from the Lāna‘i Chamber of Commerce which highlights a few of the small businesses located around Dole Park.
Special thanks to the Maui County Mayor’s Office of Economic Development for their support of developing this Video  and to Expeditions Ferry for showing this Video on the Expeditions 6.
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Museum: is another, imo, must see.

Great APP & Guide – Info on Lāna‘i:

Weather can be “variable”. It also can be cooler upcountry on Lāna‘i than expected so everything from sunscreen to layers, an umbrella or light weight jacket are always a good idea.

Map of Lāna‘i City Business District around Dole Park.

Map of Lāna‘i City Business District around Dole Park.

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