Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge Viewpoint
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Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge Viewpoint

With much anticipation, the Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge Viewpoint is now open! Located just south of the Princeville Resort entrance, this new lookout will replace the smaller one north of the Princeville Shopping Center, on the north shore of Kauai. The Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1972 under the Endangered Species Conversation Act…

Hula Show At The Princeville Shopping Center – Kauai
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Hula Show At The Princeville Shopping Center – Kauai

Want to catch a hula show while visiting the Garden Island? Every Saturday at 1:30 a small, but dedicated group of ladies perform in the food court of the Princeville Shopping Center. They are called the Hula Maidens (aka Aunties) and the love they share for this art form is tangible. The dancers are all…

Living With Social Distancing On Kauai – Sea Lodge Beach And More

Living With Social Distancing On Kauai – Sea Lodge Beach And More

It is a strange and unsettling time living with social distancing on Kauai. After all, being social is what small-town living is all about. I miss the hugs that have become our welcome greeting since moving to the Garden Island. I miss the barbeques, the dinner parties, the fundraisers. I miss having friends over to…

Albatross Courting Dance – Love is in the Air in Princeville – Hawaii
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Albatross Courting Dance – Love is in the Air in Princeville – Hawaii

It is always exciting when one happens upon an albatross courting dance. Last month I heard the distinctive sounds of two albatross just four doors down from Honu Point Vacation Rental. I grabbed my phone and sat down on the other side of a hedge to watch the show. Soon one of the birds came…

New Drone Videos Of Honu Point Vacation Rental – Kauai, Hawaii

New Drone Videos Of Honu Point Vacation Rental – Kauai, Hawaii

Most summers our friends from San Diego visit the island and bring their drone along. This summer Honu Point was open for a few nights so we spent the late afternoon together swimming in the pool and watching the sunset. During these times Dave shot several drone videos of the property. If you have been…

Hawaiian Monk Seal – Another Kauai Treasure – Hawaii

Hawaiian Monk Seal – Another Kauai Treasure – Hawaii

It is always fun to be walking along a Kauai beach and discover a Hawaiian monk seal sunning on the sand. Residents are very protective of Hawaii’s state mammal because they are one of the only two remaining monk seal species on Earth and their habitat is limited to the Northwest Hawaiian Islands and the…