Entries by Kauai

Holiday Lights, a Kauai Tradition

A great Holiday activity on Kauai is to amaze your family with a winter wonderland in a tropical climate. Despite the summer weather, Kauai residents get into the Christmas spirit with outstanding displays of holiday lights. There are numerous displays to be found around the island, just take a drive and you are sure to […]

Hawaii Childrens Books – Christmas Gifts with Aloha

Searching for the perfect gift for a young child can be confusing. All those bright and shiny plastic toys are attractive and are sure to capture a child’s attention and enthusiasm on Christmas morning. Giving a child a book, however is giving a gift that keeps on giving. A book may be overlooked on Christmas […]

A Kauai Christmas Vacation

So you are on Kauai for Christmas. Maybe you want to get a little tree for the family—but all of your decorations are back on the mainland! You don’t want to go crazy and buy a bunch of the same things you have back at home! What a dilemma. Here is what we did one […]

Banana Joe’s Local Kauai Fruits

A bright yellow Hawaiian hale sits off the highway to your left as you are heading up the road towards Princeville or Hanalei.  An unassuming sign heralding “Banana Joe’s” is visible on the side of the driveway.  It is a classic, old-fashioned fruit stand you don’t want to miss! Ten years ago was the first […]

“Where to Stay on Kauai?” The East Side Advantage

As a life time Kauai resident I am often asked by visitors, “Where is the best place to stay in Kauai?” In the 5 years of taking reservation calls this is the #1 question I get asked. With a passion and love for each side of Kauai, I clearly see “The East Kauai Advantage!” This […]

Kauai Chocolate Company

Just open the door at 4341 Waialo Road, Suite 1B in Ele’ele.  Stop.  Enjoy the fragrance of chocolate surrounding you, swirling through the air.  At this point a real chocolate lover is hooked!  There is a pure chocolate river running from some magic machine behind the counter—but who can concentrate with all of the choices […]

Put a Little Kauai under your Christmas Tree

It’s that time of year when weather gets cold, and you start to think about gift giving as the Holidays approach. If you are feeling the chill, but would rather think of warm tropical breezes, swaying palm trees, the scent of the islands or the taste of Aloha, then I have put together a few […]

Kilohana Train Ride! Fun for the whole family.

There are so many things to do on Kauai, like exploring sea caves on the Na Pali Coast, zip-lining over lush valleys, kayaking up the Wailua river, or riding a four-wheeler into the island’s interior. However, if you are traveling with small children,  these kinds of activities could be challenging for your family. The Train […]

Kapaa Town Salutes our Veterans

The skies above Kauai Today were filled with grey clouds, a little thunder and the occasional flash of lighting, but that didn’t stop the hundreds of participants and spectators from lining the street of downtown Kapaa to take part in Kauai’s 43rd Annual Veterans Day Parade. Rain or shine local families and visitors lined the […]