This 100-acre historic site presents life as it was during Kauai’s plantation era, more than a century back. A visit can be made after prior appointment to tour throughout the property that will have visitors enjoying the gracious old Wilcox home and the cottage of the plantation housekeeper situated amidst tropical gardens, orchards and rolling lawns. A visit to the Grove Farm Homestead in Lihue will provide you with a fascinating understanding into the islands past. Hawaii’s booming sugar plantation industry in the late 1800’s had its origins here and Grove Farm was one of the earliest sugar plantations. This historic site founded in 1864, was the former home of George N. Wilcox and his descendents.