Top things to do

Top Choice Fusion in Lanaʻi City

Lanaʻi City Grille

Famed Maui chef Bev Gannon designed the menu at the charming restaurant within the Hotel Lanaʻi. Sturdy 1930s schoolhouse furnishings give the wood-floored dining room a vintage air, while the menu combines fresh se…
Top Choice Hawaiian in Lanaʻi City

Lana‘i Ohana Poke Market

Seating choices at this simple place are limited to picnic tables in the sun or shade. But the poke (cubed raw fish mixed with shōyu, sesame oil, salt, chili pepper, ‘inamona or other condiments) choices are myriad:…
Top Choice Italian in Lanaʻi City

Pele’s Other Garden

More bistro than deli, this restored plantation house has tables inside and out. Owners Barb and Mark cook creative takes on Italian cuisine and serve up classic spaghetti and meatballs, crispy thin-crust pizza and …
Top Choice Museum in Lanaʻi City

Lanaʻi Culture & Heritage Center

This engaging small museum has displays covering Lana‘i's often mysterious history; photos and a timeline show its transformation into the world's pineapple supplier. The lives of the workers are shown in detail and…
Top Choice Art in Lanaʻi City

Mike Carroll Gallery

Art-lovers enjoy Mike Carroll Gallery, where you can find the eponymous owner either creating a new work or busy displaying the work of another artist. It's a good source for local books plus Asian antiques.
Cafe in Lanaʻi City

Blue Ginger Café

Don't worry, all the care goes into the food, not the decor at this bare-bones diner, where you can serve yourself a cup of coffee, grab a newspaper, and settle back at a table outside, listening to the wind chimes.…
Art in Lanaʻi City

Lanaʻi Art Center

Staffed by local artist volunteers. You can choose from works in many mediums or learn how to create your own from the artists themselves. A great place to get very local recommendations.
Cultural in Lanaʻi City

Pineapple Festival

Lanaʻi's main bash, the Pineapple Festival, is held on or near July 4 and celebrates the island's pineapple past with games and live music at Dole Park (any pineapple you see is imported!).
Clothing in Lanaʻi City

Local Gentry

Lovers of artful clothing flock to Local Gentry, a clothing store with color and flair that caters to visitors and locals alike.
Diner in Lanaʻi City

Cafe 565

This classic yellow plantation house on Dole Park serves burgers, along with chicken, pizza and local grinds. The patio seating is a popular local hangout; you can catch the vibe from the posts on the bulletin board…