Kilohana Plantation

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About Kilohana Plantation

Description


You are the guest of honor at Kilohana Plantation, where Kauais warm sun and lush green pastures embrace you on a stroll through the garden, boutiques, and plantation home. Kilohana Plantation is a working farm and features one of Hawaiis oldest railways and the islands most impressive art collections. For locals and visitors to Hawaii, the plantation mansion is a showplace for Kauais agricultural history that takes you into Kauais past. (Photo: DWissman on Flickr)

History


In 1935, businessman Gaylord Parke Wilcox commissioned British architect Mark Potter to design the 16,000 square foot house. Wilcox was the second president of successful Kauai sugar plantation, Grove Farm Company, which was owned by the Wilcox family.

Facts & Trivia

  • Island: Kauai
  • Duration: 5-10 minutes.
  • Amenities: Boutique shops, food & drink, restrooms.
  • Insider Tip: Kauai Made products take the stage in Kilohana Plantations various boutiques.
  • Fun Fact: Kilohana Plantation House is heralded as the finest example of plantation-style architecture of the 20th century.
  • What to Expect: Plantation style architecture; Kauai gardens with flowers, plants and trees; Kauai Made products, handcrafted in Hawaii.