Our Insiders Guide To Kauai

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Hello, we’ve created well over 100 articles about what you can see and do on 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…

Makai Golf Course Events – Princeville – Kauai

Makai Golf Course Events – Princeville – Kauai

07/15/20214 min read

If you are visiting the north shore of Kauai you might want to know about the Makai Golf Course events happening on a weekly basis. Several started prior to the…

The Ahi Lele Fire Show Is Back At Anaina Hou-Kilauea

05/12/20215 min read

With safety measures in place, the fire show in Kilauea is back. Situated in the beautiful Porter Pavilion, behind the Kilauea Mini Golf, you will “journey through Hawaiian culture and…

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…

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

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…

1 min read

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…

2 min read

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 – Update on July 8th!

UPDATE (July 8, 2021): As of today, US mainland visitors may be exempt…

5 min read

Living In A Pandemic Bubble On Kauai, Hawaii

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

2 min read

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

Every Tuesday night my girlfriends and I head into Lihue to go dancing…

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

PLEASE NOTE: *Effective April 19th 2021, non-residents will need to purchase both entry…

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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

Makai Golf Course Events – Princeville – Kauai

Makai Golf Course Events – Princeville – Kauai

4 min read

If you are visiting the north shore of Kauai you might want to know about the Makai Golf Course events…

Lava Lava Beach Club Opens Back Up – Kauai

2 min read

Many people have been waiting for the Lava Lava Beach Club to open back up following the Covid pandemic. It…

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

1 min read

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

Kauai’s First and Only Food Tours – Tasting Kauai – Hawaii

Kauai’s First and Only Food Tours – Tasting Kauai – Hawaii

1 min read

Looking for an unusual way to spend the afternoon while tasting some of the best that Kauai has to offer?…

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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…

1 min read

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…

2 min read

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

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

1 min read

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

The Ahi Lele Fire Show Is Back At Anaina Hou-Kilauea

With safety measures in place, the fire show in Kilauea is back. Situated…

5 min read

Tahiti Nui Restaurant – A Kauai Experience – Hanalei – Hawaii

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

1 min read

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…

1 min read

Massage On Kauai

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

Update: At this time Robin is not doing her Mobile Spa business. She…

1 min read

Aquatic Bodywork Sessions On Kauai, Hawaii – Kalaya Delmars

UPDATE: Unfortunately Kalaya lost the use of her pool so she is unable…

1 min read

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

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

2 min read

Yoga On Kauai

Makai Golf Course Events – Princeville – Kauai

Makai Golf Course Events – Princeville – Kauai

If you are visiting the north shore of Kauai you might want to…

4 min read

Waves Yoga Kauai in the Princeville Shopping Center – Hawaii

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

2 min read

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…

1 min read

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…

1 min read

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

Makai Golf Course Events – Princeville – Kauai

Makai Golf Course Events – Princeville – Kauai

If you are visiting the north shore of Kauai you might want to…

4 min read

Kauai Chocolate and Coffee Festival – Hanapepe

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

1 min read

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

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

2 min read

Koloa Plantation Days Festival – Kauai – Hawaii

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

1 min read

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…

1 min read
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