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North Shore Kaua`i’s best sights and beaches

North Shore Kaua`i’s best sights and beaches April 9, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
The essence of Hanalei, a taro patch Historic Kilauea Lighthouse Sandy Secrets Beach Kalihiwai Bay: Surfing and river fun Cool, calm natural pool at Ke`e Beach A glorious day at Ha`ena Beach Lovely Lumaha`i Beach SeaLodge Beach, a hidden sanctuary Queen's Bath Dreamy Na Pali Coast All photos by...

Top four snorkeling spots on Kaua`i

Top four snorkeling spots on Kaua`i March 30, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Snorkeling is a true escape from our world, if only a temporary one. Time spent underwater with fish is silent, peaceful, and can alleviate stresses we may feel on land. Kaua`i is home to several epic places to snorkel that are suitable for a variety of experience levels. Hawaii is home to a huge number...

Swim, paddle or kayak a Kaua`i river

Swim, paddle or kayak a Kaua`i river March 27, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
As the oldest of the Hawaiian Islands, Kaua`i has been nature’s canvas and through millions of years of geological transformation, the Garden Island has been painted with more rivers than any other island. Home to one of the wettest spots on earth, the top of Mount Waialeale, it’s no surprise...

Spend a day with Kaua`i’s organic goats

Spend a day with Kaua`i’s organic goats February 28, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Goats are often overlooked as great pets and friends, and as sources for healhty milk and cheese that is more human friendly than cow milk. At Kaua`i’s Kunana Dairy, goats are kept and cared for and greatly appreciated. The USDA certified organic farm is a family run establishment that opened in...

Koloa hertiage trail tells the story of Kaua`i’s South Side

Koloa hertiage trail tells the story of Kaua`i’s South Side February 1, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Winding along the coast of the South Side of Kaua`i, the Koloa Heritage Trail takes visitors back in time about 5 million years or so. Along the trail explorers learn about archaeology, culture, and both natural, and the people’s history. History buffs have the option of biking, walking, or driving...

Day trip from Kaua`i to Forbidden Ni`ihau

Day trip from Kaua`i to Forbidden Ni`ihau January 31, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
The clouds cleared and Ni’ihau’s vertical cliffs burst into view as we flew over the nearly 4,000-foot deep Kaulakahi Channel looking for whales. A red light on the helicopter’s control panel flashed and beeped but nothing could dim my excitement for exploring the not- entirely-forbidden island. As...

On the beach dining takes the cake, romance wise, in Kaua`i

On the beach dining takes the cake, romance wise, in Kaua`i January 27, 2012 | Food | Read More
Months ago while I was enjoying the sunset at Anini Beach on Kaua`i’s North Shore. The sun was just above the horizon when I noticed a woman setting up a candlelit table and chairs and tiki torches. Soon she set up a beach side kitchen and began cooking before a couple arrived and sat down at the...

New Years Eve on the Garden Island

New Years Eve on the Garden Island December 31, 2011 | Events | Read More
For a small island without much action, Kaua`i doesn’t disappoint when it comes to New Years Eve when everyone is ready to celebrate hope and luck for the new year. While fireworks have been banned on Oahu, much to the disappointment of traditional celebrators, you can still find them in sunny...

Kaua`i’s top three waterfalls

Kaua`i’s top three waterfalls December 21, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Majestic waterfalls can be found all over Kaua`i. From off the beaten path falls on the Na Pali Coast, to hidden falls in residential areas on the east side, to popular tourist sights, waterfalls can be found in a variety of heights, forms, and locations. Here’s my three top picks for waterfalls...

Lawai’s 88 shrines release 88 evils

Lawai’s 88 shrines release 88 evils December 1, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
The Lawai International Center is a protected, lush hidden gem on the south side of Kaua`i. It’s been about two decades since Lynn Muramoto decided to take on the task of restoring the 32-acre site and now heads the Lawa`i International Center, a community project where 88-miniautre shrines have...
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