Our Insiders Guide To Kauai

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Our Top 10 List

Rae-Marie May9 min read

There are so many places and things to see and do when on vacation in our area. Here is a list of 10 of our favorite things for you to experience while enjoying your vacation. The list is in no particular…

Just Imagine

Rae-Marie May2 min read

Relaxing By The Pool Many of us lead very stressful lives. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be able to relax by the pool, with a view of the ocean, in the privacy of your own backyard? Or soak in the…

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Beach Cleanup On Kauai – A Way To Help

03/30/20214 min read

Looking for a way to give back on vacation? Surfrider Kauai has an easy way for you to do so. This non-profit grassroots organization, founded in 1984 by a handful…

Kauai Opts Back Into Safe Travels On April 5th!

03/05/20215 min read

Tuesday was a happy day for Kauai vacation rental owners and small businesses. The County of Kauai announced that Mayor Kawakami had put in a request to Governor Ige which…

What To Do On Kauai

Windsurfing Lessons On Kauai-Anini Beach-Hawaii

Now that summer is right around the corner, and the winter swells have…

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Who’s Ready To Walk The Kalalau Trail Along The Spectacular NaPali Coast?

Who’s ready to walk the Kalalau Trail along the spectacular NaPali Coast? This…

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Where To Go In Kauai – Magical Queen’s Bath – Princeville

One of my favorite places to go on Kauai is the magical Queen’s…

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What To Do On Kauai – Kayak Hanalei Tours – Hanalei, Kauai

If you’re looking for what to do on Kauai, Kayak Hanalei Tours, in…

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What To Do On A Rainy Day – Kauai Museum – Kauai, Hawaii

I know, you want to be on a beach, but what happens when…

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What To Do In Kauai – Tubing – Kauai Backcountry Adventures

When you are looking for what to do in Kauai that is unique…

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What To see On Kauai

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

It is a strange and unsettling time living with social distancing on Kauai.…

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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…

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

Most summers our friends from San Diego visit the island and bring their…

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A Morning Walk On Hanalei Bay, Kauai, Hawaii

I woke up to a gorgeous morning on Kauai with a walk on…

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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…

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Kilauea Lighthouse – Kauai, Hawaii

A must-see for anyone visiting Kauai, especially if you are a bird or…

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Visitor Information

Beach Cleanup On Kauai – A Way To Help

Looking for a way to give back on vacation? Surfrider Kauai has an…

4 min read

Kauai Opts Back Into Safe Travels On April 5th!

Tuesday was a happy day for Kauai vacation rental owners and small businesses.…

5 min read

Hawaii’s Opening – Kauai Visitors – What You Need To Know

Update: The state quarantine time period has been reduced to 10 days, however…

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Hawaii’s Reopening – Visitors Are Welcomed Back With Testing

Update: Kauai has opted out of the Travel Program for now. All visitors…

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Living In A Pandemic Bubble On Kauai, Hawaii

I feel like I am living in a pandemic bubble on Kauai. While…

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Kauai’s New Reality During Coronavirus Pandemic – Hawaii Update

Aloha to all of my subscribers: to past and future guests of our…

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Where to shop on Kauai

Where To buy Fresh Fish To Cook On The North Shore Of Kauai – Hawaii

You have arrived on Kauai and, if you are like most people, you…

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Kela’s Glass Gallery – Glass Art Shopping on Kauai, Hawaii

Kela’s Glass Gallery – Glass Art Shopping on Kauai, Hawaii

For the finest glass art on Kauai, be sure to stop by Kela’s…

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Where To Shop In Kauai, Hawaii – Island Soap & Candle Works

Island Soap & Candle Works was established in the sleepy town of Kekaha,…

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Where To Shop In Kauai – Princeville Wine Market – Hawaii

If you are wondering where to shop in Kauai for fine wines and…

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Where To Shop In Kauai – Banana Patch Studio – Kilauea, Kauai

Are you wondering where to shop in Kauai for locally made items? It’s…

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Where To Eat On Kauai

Nourish Hanalei – Healthy Food With A View – Kauai, Hawaii

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For a tasty, guilt-free lunch in an off-the-beaten-path location, try Nourish Hanalei and you will not be disappointed. Recently I…

Organic Frozen Yogurt – The Spot – Princeville – Kauai – Hawaii

Organic Frozen Yogurt – The Spot – Princeville – Kauai – Hawaii

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The Spot has been a popular organic frozen yogurt shop in the heart of Kapaa for several years. Recently they…

Where To Eat In Kauai – Village Snack and Bake Shop – Hanalei

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Looking for a hole-in-the-wall, local hangout with great pastries, then head to the Village Snack and Bake Shop in Hanalei,…

Where To Eat In Kauai – The Bistro – Kilauea

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If you’re wondering where to eat in Kauai, try The Bistro in Kilauea, just a ten minute drive from Honu…

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Gardens On Kauai

What To See On Kauai – Limahuli Valley – Kauai – Hawaii

If you are ready to experience Kauai as the ancient Hawaiians did, be…

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What To Do In Kauai – Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens – Kilauea

Wondering what to do in Kauai – for natural and sculpted beauty, go…

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Visit Kauai’s Princeville Botanical Gardens

If you’re into lush foliage, exotic flowers, unusual fruit trees, beehives, chocolate, and…

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hiking On Kauai

Kilauea Stone Dam Is Back Open – Wai-Koa-Trail – Kauai – Hawaii

One of my favorite walks has always been to the Stone Dam on…

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Hike To A Waterfall – Ho’opi’i Falls – Kauai – Hawaii

Lots of visitors who come to Kauai want to hike to a waterfall…

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What To Do In Kauai – Okolehao Trail – Hanalei

If you are looking for what to do in Kauai and you are…

1 min read

Want To Go Hiking On Kauai But Feel Like You Need A Guide?

Do you want to go hiking on Kauai but feel like you need…

1 min read

Who’s Ready To Walk The Kalalau Trail Along The Spectacular NaPali Coast?

Who’s ready to walk the Kalalau Trail along the spectacular NaPali Coast? This…

1 min read

luaus On Kauai

Tahiti Nui Restaurant – A Kauai Experience – Hanalei – Hawaii

If you are looking for an authentic Kauaian experience, look no further than…

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A Trip To Kauai Is Not Complete Without An Evening Spent At A Luau!

A trip to Kauai is not complete without an evening spent at a…

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Massage On Kauai

Mobile Spa Kauai – Bringing The Total Spa Experience To YOU!

Have you ever thought about adding a Kauai spa experience to your time…

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Aquatic Bodywork Sessions On Kauai, Hawaii – Kalaya Delmars

For the first time, on the north shore of Kauai, Aquatic Bodywork sessions…

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What To Do In Kauai – Get A Massage – Marion McHenry

Vacations are for relaxing, right? What better way to relax than to treat…

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Yoga On Kauai

Waves Yoga Kauai in the Princeville Shopping Center – Hawaii

Waves Yoga Kauai came to the Princeville Shopping Center last year and since…

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Need A Yoga Fix on Kauai – Yoganna By The Sea – Hanalei Bay

Need a yoga fix on Kauai? Meet Anna Myers (far right in photo).…

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Classes Available At The Princeville At Hanalei Community Center

Classes are available at the Princeville at Hanalei Community Center and you’re welcome…

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albatross On Kauai

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

It is always exciting when one happens upon an albatross courting dance. Last…

1 min read

Pela, “My” Laysan Albatross Fledges! – Kauai – Hawaii

We knew it was going to happen soon because this precious Laysan albatross…

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Two Albatross Chicks Take Their Giant Leap Into The Air – Kauai, Hawaii

Two of the seventeen albatross chicks born in Princeville have taken flight. All…

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Featuring Pela – A Princeville Laysan Albatross – Kauai, Hawaii

Featuring Pela – A Princeville Laysan Albatross – Kauai, Hawaii

It has been a month since I reported on Pela, “my” Laysan albatross…

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Update on Pela – “My” Laysan Albatross Chick – Kauai, Hawaii

Update on Pela – “My” Laysan Albatross Chick – Kauai, Hawaii

Of course he/she is “my” albatross chick because, after all, he/she was born…

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A Walk With Cathy Granholm – Princeville – Kauai – Hawaii

A Walk With Cathy Granholm – Princeville – Kauai – Hawaii

If you find yourself falling in love with the albatross in Honu Point’s…

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events happening On Kauai

Kauai Chocolate and Coffee Festival – Hanapepe

If you are on Kaua’i October 18th and 19th, do not miss the…

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Kauai Folk Festival Is Coming In September! Live Music in Hawaii!

The 2019 Kauai Folk Festival is a weekend full of music, dance, food,…

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Koloa Plantation Days Festival – Kauai – Hawaii

2019 marks the 34th year for Koloa Plantation Days Festival, a ten day…

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Princeville Library Sales – North Shore, Kauai, Hawaii

North Shore residents are extremely proud of their Princeville Library, built 20 years…

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What To Do In Kauai – Sand Festival & Sand Castle/Sculpture Contest

What better way to spend the day on Kauai than to take part…

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Slack Key Guitar Concert Every Tuesday in Princeville, Kauai

Experience the sounds of Aloha at the intimate Slack Key Guitar Concert Every…

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