Lihue Travel Guide

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You're Going to Love Lihue

On the east coast of Kauai rests its most prominent county and the hub for its transportation and commercial activities. Lihue comes alive every year with hundreds of passionate locals, their customs, and vibrant culture. Lihue is a place where warm breezes and beaches accompany the warm residents for an unforgettable time.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Lihue

What to do in Lihue

Kalapaki Beach
Kilohana Plantation
Kauai Museum
Wailua Falls
Top activities in Lihue

When to Visit Lihue

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The climate in Lihue is typical of Kauai. September and November or April to June are the most enjoyable times to visit, when temperatures are in the mid-80s. Winter, from December to March, sees a lot of rain with temperatures in the mid-70s.

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How to Get to Lihue

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Where to Stay in Lihue

Luxury lovers will love the pools and amenities at The Kauai Inn. For modest accommodations, pick Kauai Palms Hotel. Budget travelers will experience great hospitality at Honu'ea International Hostel Kauai.

Popular Neighborhoods in Lihue

Most popular hotel in Lihue by neighborhood

Southeast - Harbor

Where to stay in popular areas of Lihue

Most booked hotels in Lihue

How to Get Around Lihue

The Cost of Living in Lihue

Shopping Streets

For lovers of local boutiques and vintage trolley tours, head to Harbor Mall. Those who love brand name retail will find what they're looking for at Rice Shopping Center.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk is quite affordable at $1.57 per quart. A dozen eggs will cost you $3.96.

Where to Eat in Lihue

Of course, there are lots of great restaurants in Lihue but if you love street food, head first to the Hamura's Saimin Stand on Kress St. Grab Saimin soup (the Hawaiian noodle soup classic) with the extra fixings like hard-boiled egg and veggies and lilikoi chiffon pie. Depending on size, the average price for two to dine is $25.

Most popular restaurants in Lihue

The Bar at Dukes Kauai
Hawaii Regional Cuisine
Excellent (626 reviews)
Gaylord's at Kilohana
Hawaii Regional Cuisine
Excellent (360 reviews)
Cafe Portofino - Marriott Kauai
Excellent (190 reviews)
Hawaii Regional Cuisine
Excellent (147 reviews)
Kukui's Restaurant at Kalapaki Beach
Hawaii Regional Cuisine
Excellent (48 reviews)
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