Introduction to Lihue, Hawaii
Lihue, Hawaii, in Kauai county, is 107 miles NW of Honolulu, Hawaii. The town has a population of approximately 5,674.
In the initial years, Lihue was a small village. Lihue means cold chill, and it hints at the cold wind which blows across the land. Formerly the area was known as Ka - la - i - a - mea, which meant a calm reddish brown place. The boom of the sugar industry had a large sugar mill built in Lihue, which made it the central city of the island.
Lihue and nearby Attractions
- Lihue Shopping Center
- Kalapaki Beach
- Isenberg Park
- Anchor Cove Shopping Center
- Kauai Museum
Things To Do In Lihue
There are many parks in Lihue including the Isenberg Park, Lihue Park, and Niumalu Beach Park. Tourists can have fun shopping at the Lihue Shopping Center, Anchor Cove Shopping Center, and Kuhio Mall Shopping Center. Beaches like Lihue like the Ninini Beach and Kalapaki Beach are also worth taking a look around. Kauai Museum is another place that attracts many visitors. In addition, the town organizes several events and recreational programs throughout the year.
Lihue Airport provide facilities for air transportation.
Lihue Higher Education
Kauai Community College is located in Lihue. Residents can also attend higher education from Brigham Young University - Hawaii campus, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu Community College, and Leeward Community College.