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COVID-19 Travel Update

COVID-19 Travel Update

STATEWIDE ORDER BY GOVERNOR DAVID IGE: YOU MUST SELF-QUARANTINE FOR 14 DAYS
All individuals, both residents and visitors, arriving from out-of-state to Hawaii are still subject to a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine. The start of the state’s Pre-Travel Testing Program has been delayed to October 1, at the earliest.

Ke’e Beach & Haena Parking Permits

Ke’e Beach & Haena Parking Permits

Haena State Park Update / North Shore Road Update Entrance to Haena State Park (which includes the Kalalau Trail, Hanakapiai Falls, Kee Beach) requires advance paid reservations for the park and its parking lot. If you do not have a paid reservation for that specific day, you will be kindly asked...

Hawaii- Opening of the State

Hawaii- Opening of the State

Special Alert: Pre-Travel Covid 19 Testing Program for Out-of-State Travelers begins August 1! The health of the community continues to be the State’s primary focus and priority. This multi-layered screening process allows travelers to return to the islands and allows Hawaii to continue to protect the health and safety of the community.

Seeds of Perseverance

Seeds of Perseverance

The soothing babble of water trickling into a kalo loi (taro patch) is broken by the honk of a nene goose somewhere in the distance. The cooling, early-morning mist has retreated to the Hanalei Mountains. Midday approaches and its rising heat slows everything down. Except the sweat dripping down Lyndsey Haraguchi-Nakayama’s brow. She’s been working non-stop since before sun-up on her 55-acre family taro farm.

Kauai Covid-19 Update

Kauai Covid-19 Update

What a journey this has been!  First off we just want all our guests and visitors to know ‘we miss you, we love you and we can’t wait to welcome you to Kauai soon!’. In the meantime we do want to keep you posted on how our State is handling Covid-19 with incoming travelers.

What’s new on Kauai: On & On Day Spa

What’s new on Kauai: On & On Day Spa

Located on Kauai’s north shore in the quaint little beach town of Hanalei, ON & ON Day Spa and Skin Care Treatments is the hip new spot everyone it talking about!

Whale Season on Kauai!

Whale Season on Kauai!

From December to May, you are likely to catch a glimpse of a majestic kohola, or humpback whale, off Kauai’s shorelines.

Kauai Snorkeling & Scuba Diving

Kauai Snorkeling & Scuba Diving

Snorkeling sites along the famed Na Pali Coast provide views of rugged seacliffs, and the snorkeling sites are teeming with fish. Popular snorkeling sites along Kauai’s lush north shore include Ke’e Beach as well as Makua (Tunnels Beach), with a protecting outside reef forming a lagoon where many fish can be seen. 

Kauai Culinary Market At The Shops At Kukuiula

Kauai Culinary Market At The Shops At Kukuiula

Every Wednesday the Kauai Culinary Market in Poipu is hosted at The Shops at Kukuiula from 3:30 to 6 pm. Live island music fills the air as you wander the beautifully landscaped grounds while supporting farmers and small businesses. Offering a variety of fresh, locally grown produce, pies, jams,...

Kauai Food Truck Directory

Kauai Food Truck Directory

Did you know that Kauai has close to 50 Food Trucks on the Island?  We didn't either!  But we wanted to let you know of a new resource available to help you find great places to eat while you are exploring beautiful Kauai.  BestKauaiFoodTrucks.com is an online directory of Kauai's Food Trucks,...

Kauai Food Tour- December 15th!

Kauai Food Tour- December 15th!

Anyone up for a culinary romp through paradise! Hop in your car and follow the guide on a tasting adventure through Kauai’s Royal Coconut Coast.

Getting to Kauai…

Getting to Kauai…

Getting to Kauai isn’t as challenging as one may think… Kauai’s main airport is Lihue Airport (LIH) in southeastern Lihue.

National Geographic Travel- Kauai is #1!

National Geographic Travel- Kauai is #1!

Kauai has been recently named #1 for ‘Best Trips 2017’ by National Geographic Travel! Gotta check out the incredible article… the garden isle continues to make us so proud!

Mahalo Means Thank You…

Mahalo Means Thank You…

And I am so grateful to be living on Kauai. I hope I never take the beauty of this island for granted: rainbows, waterfalls, and the ever-changing ocean and mountain views. If you are lucky enough to be on Kauai this Thanksgiving (and would rather be on the beach than indoors cooking), consider a...

Best Shave Ice in Hanalei

Best Shave Ice in Hanalei

Wishing Well Shave Ice is our ‘go to’ when we are on Kauai’ North Shore. Not only do they have hand’s down the best organic (and real sugar kine) shave ice on the island they have incredible Acai bowls, cold-pressed coffees, and a bunch of other treats that will leave you coming back form more…. and more… AND MORE!

Ancient Hawaiian Village

Ancient Hawaiian Village

If you’ve been to Poipu recently, you’ve probably noticed the restoration project underway near Poipu Beach Park. The Kāneiolouma Complex in Poʻipū, Kauaʻi, is an important part of the Hawaiian cultural renaissance.

Magical Hanalei Bay

Magical Hanalei Bay

West of Princeville, on Kauai’s North shore, is peaceful Hanalei Town. Graced with timeless beauty, this lovely small town is home to everything from historic places to contemporary art galleries. Hanalei is an unforgettable stop on your visit to Kauai…

Hula of Hawaii

Hula of Hawaii

Hula is a uniquely Hawaiian dance accompanied by chant or song that preserves and perpetuates the stories, traditions and culture of Hawaii…

Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Preparedness

June 1 through November 30 is considered hurricane season in the Hawaiian Islands. And while we may have frequent ‘watch’ reports….