Explore Lihue

Lihue Neighborhood Guides

Lihue is a small town, but it is the main central town of Kauai. Government offices, a shopping mall, big box stores, and an international airport make Lihue a very modern town. Lihue has luxury visitor accommodations such as Timbers and the Marriott hotel, and also a cruise ship dock in the Nawiliwili port. Various subdivisions make up the town, both old and new.  Below we highlight the most newest and most central subdivision in Lihue, our favorite.  But if you are interested in some of the older neighborhoods or homes in the other nooks and crannies of Lihue, please reach out to us.  We can help you understand the features of each neighborhood that you should know about.

What's To Love

A windy location with frequent showers. A relatively flat town, but with some valleys. Surrounding mountains make the views incredibly majestic. Many retailers and also industrial areas make Lihue the heart of Kauai.

What's Not To Love

Lihue is not a visitor destination, though there are a few high-quality resorts on the fringes of the town. It also is not a late-night destination, with every few establishments remaining open until late in the night.

Interactive Map of Lihue

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