Our Insiders Guide To Kauai

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Our guide to Kauai

Hello, we’ve created well over 100 articles about what you can see and do on Kauai.
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Makai Golf - Princeville

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

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…

What To Do On Kauai

Windsurfing On Kauai-Anini Beach-Hawaii

Windsurfing Lessons On Kauai-Anini Beach-Hawaii

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

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Kalalau Trail Kauai-Haena Park

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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Queen's Bath - Princeville, Kauai

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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Kayak Hanalei Tours

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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Kauai Museum - Kauai - Hawaii

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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Kauai Backcountry Advemtures

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

HNWR Viewpoint

Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge Viewpoint

With much anticipation, the Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge Viewpoint is now open! Located…

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limestone-cave-poipu

A Visit To Makauwahi Cave Reserve – Kauai

Although you may not find this on the standard Top Ten List of…

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Hula Show At The Princeville Shopping Center – Kauai

Hula Show At The Princeville Shopping Center – Kauai

Want to catch a hula show while visiting the Garden Island? Every Saturday…

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Sea Lodge Beach

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

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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Honu Point Vacation Rental

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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Visitor Information

HNWR Viewpoint

Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge Viewpoint

With much anticipation, the Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge Viewpoint is now open! Located…

4 min read
Kauai Events – Anaina Hou

Kauai Events – Anaina Hou

We, on the north shore, are incredibly grateful to Anaina Hou for providing…

5 min read
Na Pali Coast Boat Tour

Na Pali Coast Boat Tour – North Shore Kauai

If you choose just one activity while visiting Kauai, make sure it is…

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Tunnels Beach Kauai

How To Be The Best Kauai Visitor

An administrator of one of my favorite Facebook pages, Kauai Live Laugh Love,…

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Hanalei Trading Co. – Beach Gear Rentals – Kauai

Hanalei Trading Co. – Beach Gear Rentals – Kauai

Looking for beach gear rentals in Princeville? You are in luck because my…

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kauai-lei-greeting

Meet EmiliaK of Kauai Lei Greeting

It is my pleasure to introduce to you the fourteen year old who…

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Where To Shop On Kauai

Hanalei Trading Co. – Beach Gear Rentals – Kauai

Hanalei Trading Co. – Beach Gear Rentals – Kauai

Looking for beach gear rentals in Princeville? You are in luck because my…

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Where To Shop On Kauai

Kapaia Stitchery – The Best Fabric Store On Kauai

Looking for a fabric store on Kauai? Kapaia Stitchery is my favorite. It…

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Kauai Deep Sea Fishing

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 - 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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Rent Snorkeling Gear on Kauai

Rent Snorkeling Gear, Kayaks, Paddleboards & Bikes On Kauai – Pedal ‘N Paddle

You have make the long journey to the islands and now you are…

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Island Soap & Candle Works - Kauai

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 Eat On Kauai

Kauai Safaris

Kauai Rum Safari Adventure

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Visitors are not the only ones to have fun on Kauai! I had been wanting to go on the Kauai…

Kauai Chocolate Making

Ready To Make Your Own Kauai Chocolate Bar?

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Any chocolate lover would understand why six women would anxiously take part in a Kauai chocolate making class, right? Last…

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Calling All Kauai Pizza Lovers – Princeville

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We have a new option for Kauai pizza on the north shore. Wiki Pizza opened their kitchen at the Hanalei…

Kauai Cakes

Custom Cakes – Cravings of Kauai

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Quite often visitors are coming to Kauai to celebrate a special event. It might be an engagement, a wedding, an…

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Gardens On Kauai

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

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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Na Aina Kai Gardens - Kauai

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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Princeville Botanical Gardens

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

Kauai Hiking Tours

Guided Hikes On Kauai – Kauai Hiking Tours

Would you like to go hiking on Kauai, but feel as though you…

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limestone-cave-poipu

A Visit To Makauwahi Cave Reserve – Kauai

Although you may not find this on the standard Top Ten List of…

5 min read
Kauai Walk

A Casual Kauai Hike On The North Shore

Looking for a casual, mostly shady, Kauai hike? Some may call it a…

5 min read
Kilauea Stone Dam

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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Hoopii Falls - Kauai - Hawaii

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

What To Do In Kauai – Okolehao Trail – Hanalei

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

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Luaus On Kauai

Hula Show At The Princeville Shopping Center – Kauai

Hula Show At The Princeville Shopping Center – Kauai

Want to catch a hula show while visiting the Garden Island? Every Saturday…

4 min read
Anaina-Hou-Fire-Show

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

The fire show in Kilauea is back! Situated in the beautiful Porter Pavilion,…

6 min read
Tahiti Nui Restaurant - Hanalei - Kauai - Hawaii

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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Smith's Tropical Luau

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

Spa 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 Body Work On Kauai - Kalaya Delmars

Aquatic Bodywork Sessions On Kauai, Hawaii – Kalaya Delmars

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

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Yoga On Kauai

Princeville Golf Sunset Tour

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 - Princeville - Hawaii

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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Yoganna by the Sea - Kauai

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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Waves Yoga Kauai - Princeville - Hawaii

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

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, albatross chick - Princeville, Kauai, HI

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

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

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albatross chick, June 2019

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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Pela-Laysan Albatross-10 Weeks Old

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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Pela - Laysan albatross chick - Kauai

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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Cathy Granholm - Kauai

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 Events – Anaina Hou

Kauai Events – Anaina Hou

We, on the north shore, are incredibly grateful to Anaina Hou for providing…

5 min read
Kauai-music-event

E Kanikapila Kakou – Authentic Hawaiian Music

If you are lucky enough to find yourself on Kauai during the months…

4 min read
Princeville Golf Sunset Tour

Makai Golf Course Events – Princeville – Kauai

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

4 min read
Kaua'i Chocolate & Coffee Festival - Hanapepe

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!

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

Koloa Plantation Days Festival – Kauai – Hawaii

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

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