Hawaii Drops All Covid Restrictions And Safe Travels

Hawaii Drops All Covid Restrictions And Safe Travels

During the pandemic the Hawaiian Islands have had some of the most restrictive mandates of any state in the United States, but as of last weekend, covid restrictions and Safe Travels are no more. Although individual businesses may still require masks, as well as all shuttles and buses, there is no official mandate for mask…

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….