Hanalei Access Challenge – Latest DOT Schedule

Hanalei Access Challenge – Latest DOT Schedule

Update (August 30, 2021): Good news! Access will get easier as of September 4th at 5:30. The Department of Transportation released the following updated schedule: Monday through Saturday Two lanes open (one in each direction) from 12 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. Single lane alternating traffic (guided by pilot vehicle) between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m….

Kauai Opts Back Into Safe Travels On April 5th – Update on July 8th!

Kauai Opts Back Into Safe Travels On April 5th – Update on July 8th!

UPDATE (July 8, 2021): As of today, US mainland visitors may be exempt from the mandatory quarantine, and do not have to have a pre-flight Covid test, if they upload a photo of their vaccination card to the Safe Travels website and are FULLY vaccinated (15 days after the last shot). Original CDC issued vaccination…

Kauai’s New Reality During Coronavirus Pandemic – Hawaii Update

Kauai’s New Reality During Coronavirus Pandemic – Hawaii Update

Aloha to all of my subscribers: to past and future guests of our vacation rental, Honu Point, and to those who subscribe to find out more about the beautiful island of which I am lucky enough to call home – Kauai. This is, most definitely, the hardest blog post I have ever written. The coronavirus…

“Knee Deep” – Zac Brown Band – Theme Song for Honu Point

“Knee Deep” – Zac Brown Band – Theme Song for Honu Point

Every Tuesday night my girlfriends and I head into Lihue to go dancing (Tom is not a fan so he stays home). For years Rob’s Good Times Grill (think “Cheers”) on Rice Street has allowed our dance group to play our music from 7:30 to 10:00. We have fun dancing Swing, Cha Cha, Niteclub 2-Step,…

Update On Kauai Road Opening (North Shore) – September 5, 2019

Update On Kauai Road Opening (North Shore) – September 5, 2019

PLEASE NOTE: *Effective April 19th 2021, non-residents will need to purchase both entry and parking reservations. Entry reservations ($5.00/person) will be required for everyone in the vehicle. Parking reservations are $10.00/vehicle. New reservations open up every night at midnight (HT). You may reserve 30 days in advance. These tickets are very popular and the reservations…

New Parking Fees At State Parks – Kauai, Hawaii

New Parking Fees At State Parks – Kauai, Hawaii

Update 4-19-21: Visitors to Waimea Canyon State Park and Koke’e State Park will be required to purchase both entrance and parking permits. An entrance fee of $5.00 per person will be required, in addition to the already existing parking fee structure. No reservations are needed. Residents, with a Hawaii driver’s license, will not be charged….