KHS LogoKaua‘i is visually stunning and rich in history from ancient to modern times. Stone works and taro terraces tell its history and you’ll also find it in letters among missionary families, in milling stones saved from early sugar plantation days and in the first-hand accounts of Kauaians who recall defensive barbed-wire fences strung on beaches during World War II.

Cyril PahinuiJoin us for An Evening of Aloha and Slack Key Music with Cyril Pahinui, Peter Moon, Jr. and Jeff Au Hoy, at a fundraiser banquet for the Kauai Historical Society on Saturday, November 1, 2014, at Smith's Tropical Paradise. Gates open at 5:00 PM. No host cocktails and music by Larry Rivera. Great silent auction with airline tickets, fine art, Hawaiiana, collectibles, much more to benefit the Society. “Ono” (delicious) island dinner buffet, $75 per person. Contact us at 245-3373 for info and to purchase with a credit card. Tickets on sale at Talk Story Bookstore in Hanapepe, Pictures Plus in Kukui Grove Shopping Center, Hawaiian Music Store in Princeville, and Hanalei Music Strings &Things.

Cyril Pahinui, a son of Gabby Pahinui, perpetuates his father’s unique slack key tunings and mellow vocals, and Cyril adds his own style and charm. He is a winner of Grammy awards and Na Hoku Hanohano awards for his recordings. Peter Moon, Jr. continues to refine the Hawaiian ukulele playing made familiar by his father. Jeff Au Hoy brings a youthful energy to the beautiful Hawaiian steel guitar music so evocative of island music.

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Our Physical address is:  
Historic County Building 
4396 Rice Street
Suite 101
Lihue, HI 96766

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm. Research by appointment only.
($35 research fee for non-member, free for members)

Image from a painting by G.
Ropes entitled - Cleopatra's
Barge of Salem -
1818. From
the Peabody Essex Museum.

You can find this and more at the Kaua‘i Historical Society. Please join us on our journey to collect and preserve the unique history of Kaua‘i. At the Kaua‘i Historical Society, we’re bringing history to life!

Kaua‘i Historical Society
P.O. Box 1778, Lihu‘e, HI 96766
Telephone: (808) 245-3373
Fax: (808) 245-8693

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