Na Pali Coast Boat Tour – North Shore Kauai
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Na Pali Coast Boat Tour – North Shore Kauai

If you choose just one activity while visiting Kauai, make sure it is a Na Pali Coast Boat Tour. This 17 mile stretch of coastline is accessible only by foot (first 11 miles), air, or boat. The natural beauty will astound you. Emerald-hued cliffs with razor-sharp ridges tower above the Pacific Ocean, revealing beautiful beaches…

Hanalei Trading Co. – Beach Gear Rentals – Kauai
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Hanalei Trading Co. – Beach Gear Rentals – Kauai

Looking for beach gear rentals in Princeville? You are in luck because my friends, Andrea and Kevin, have opened a Concession Desk at the Bali Hai Villas, walking distance from our vacation rental, Honu Point. I stopped by today to check it out and I was impressed with how much merchandise was available in a…

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…

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…

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…