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Waioli Foundation celebrates the rich diverse multicultural history of Kauai by authentically preserving historic sites in Lihue and Hanalei. We are dedicated to sharing the history of Kauai with the local community and visitors through guided tours and interactive educational experiences.


Time travel through 170 years of Kauai’s history and three generations of the Wilcox family.  

View Our Historic Sites

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The Wilcox Family Homestead


Tour the historic house and sprawling grounds of one of Kauai's most impactful families. Learn why multiple generations and cultures called Grove Farm home.


The Home of Abner and Lucy Wilcox


Visit the home of missionary teachers to learn about the relationship of Hawaiians and missionaries in the 1800s. Discover why the property 

was preserved in the 1920's. 


The Wilcox Family Vacation Home 


Mabel Wilcox designed the beach house in 1914 with the help of her brother Charles. They gave it the Hawaiian name meaning "Island of Peace". 

Connect to the past,
Contribute to the future 

Learn about the connections between our historic properties and how the legacy of the Wilcox family continues to shape the island. 


We are grateful for your contributions that help us preserve Kauai’s history for the island’s future generations and visitors. 

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