An Intimate Kauai Picnic – Callahan Creative Co.

An Intimate Kauai Picnic – Callahan Creative Co.

Given the difficulty in getting a Kauai restaurant reservation these days, why not plan an intimate Kauai picnic instead? This unusual idea was conceived by Sabrina of Callahan Creative Co. during the last year when Kauai was closed to visitors. She incoorporated her past experiences in the tourist and property management businesses in conceptualizing this…

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….

Makai Golf Course Events – Princeville – Kauai
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Makai Golf Course Events – Princeville – Kauai

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 pandemic shutdown of the island, but a couple of them are brand new. There is definitely something for everyone. As I mentioned in a previous…

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

One of my favorite walks has always been to the Stone Dam on the Wai Koa Loop Trail in Kilauea. Since the 2018 Kauai flood, it has been closed due to rain and flood damage with an uncertain date of opening. The property recently exchanged hands as well, so the ability to visit the stone…

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…

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…

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

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 can not wait to barbecue some fresh island fish. Depending on the time of year, you will have a choice of Pacific Blue Marlin, Ahi (yellow fin tuna), Aku (skip jack tuna), Ono (Wahoo), Opah, Sea Bass or, my favorite, Mahi Mahi…

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…