Support KHS

Support the Kaua‘i Historical Society


Gathering the catch
A hukilau to catch fish brings a community together. KHS archive photo.
To contribute to the continuing success of the Kauai Historical Society, kindly donate either via your PayPal account or a credit card by clicking the “Donate” button below:

Become a Kaua‘i Historical Society member today. Membership is the lifeblood of the Society. Your membership supports the Society’s work to educate the community about its history and to collect the written, oral and pictorial history of Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau while at the same time preserving and protecting their cultural and historical sites.

Your contribution helps maintain the only general archive for Kaua‘i that includes the following activities:

Kai‘opua Fyfe and Sabra Kauka
Kai‘opua Fyfe and Sabra Kauka attend the annual fundraising Pa‘ina, a royal feast. KHS archive photo.
  • Acquisition of over 2,000 Kekaha and Lihu‘e Plantation records and maps
  • Digitizing 15,000-plus photos
  • Maintenance of an extensive subject file containing newspaper clippings and more
  • Cataloging and maintaining 67 separate manuscript collections, including the Rice Family, Sanborn Family, Kaua‘i Historical Society and Kilauea Sugar Plantation papers and records
  • Maintaining a 4,500-volume library including rare titles.

Benefits of Membership

  • Advance notice and free admission to most programs
  • Free access to the Society library and archival collections
  • Preferred research and duplication fees
  • 10% discount on all Society publications
  • Bi-monthly newsletter

‘Ohana (Family) Membership – $70

Kanaka (Individual) Membership – $40

Haumāna (Student) Membership – $25


Membership Levels with additional benefits:

Ka wā e ola ana (Lifetime) Membership – $750
3-hours research services
$75 photo services

Alaka’i (Leader) Membership – $500
2-hours research services
$50 photo services

Kāko’o (Supporter) Membership – $150
1-hour research services
$15 photo services

Business Memberships

‘Oihana hana nui (Corporate) Membership – $1,000
4 hours research service + $100 photo services

‘Oihana hana li’ili’i (Small Business) Membership – $250
2 hours research service + $50 photo services


You can also phone 808.245.3373 to charge your new, renewed, or gift membership via MasterCard of Visa. Or print this form and send with your check (made payable to Kaua‘i Historical Society) to the following address: P.O. Box 1778, Lihu‘e, HI 96766.

Please call 808.245.3373 or for more information on the following:
__ Charitable Bequests
__ Archival Donations
__ Volunteering Time

*Your membership dues and donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
**Only names and business names will appear in the Society’s annual report
***Kaua’i Historical Society believes that the information we gather about you is of a very private nature and we are dedicated to keeping this information confidential.

Mahalo for your support.