- Our list of the best things to do in Lihue, Hawaii, features the top 256 nearby activities — including 146 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Lihue, HI has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Tours, Water Activities, and Adventures.
- The results below include the top 27 things to do within the city of Lihue, HI , followed by 228 popular activities in nearby cities, including Kapaa, Hanalei, Kilauea, Koloa, Poipu, Princeville, Hanapepe, Waimea, Eleele, Kalaheo, Kekaha, Kealia, Anahola, Wailua, Hanamaulu, Lawai and Makaweli
The Hanalei Day Spa, located at the beachfront Hanalei Colony Resort, offers a range of massage and spa treatments both indoors, and beachside when weather permits, including Ayurvedic treatments, hot stones, body wraps and waxing.
Owned by a native Hawaiian captain, Na Pali Makai provides intimate tours of the Napali Coast. Guided by Captain Makai himself, each tour includes plenty of time for swimming with dolphins, photographing whales, admiring waterfalls and exploring the entrances of several sea caves.
Offering charter tours of the Napali Coast, Na Pali Hana Hou Charters gives visitors a variety of options. Tours might include deep sea fishing trips, snorkeling, whale watching, or simple romantic sightseeing on a sunset cruise.
Located along the western side of Waimea Canyon, the Awaawapuhi Trail features a trail distance of roughly six and a half miles for a roundtrip. In addition to hiking, there are opportunities for birdwatching, wildlife watching, and panoramic views.
Limahuli Garden & Preserve are botanical gardens housing taro, which is an important Hawaiian food crop, as well as a variety of other indigenous and invasive species of plants in a plantation-era setting. The Preserve is home to many conservationists and biologists who are working to save the native species.
The fascinating Kokee Natural History Museum preserves and interprets the culture of the Waimea Canyon. Interior exhibits include photographs, textiles, weapons, jewelery, agricultural tools and artwork. The museum also has a large botanical garden full of traditional plants.