On the first Saturday of each month, Old Kapa’a Town comes to life from 5 PM to 9 PM. Local artists, musicians, and food trucks line the streets for almost four blocks. The Old Kapa’a Town Art Walk is a must-do for visitors and residents alike! Parking & Where to Start First off, finding parking […]
About Tori Hennessy
A zealous reader, runner, and writer. I'm Tori Hennessy, an island girl with a passion for adventure. I created BookBirdz.com at age twelve to encourage other kids my age to read. Born and raised here on the Garden Island, I am excited to share my voice on all things Kauai.
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Kauai is a beautiful island to visit year-round. Wintertime on Kauai brings a little more rain, still all the beauty. Here are the top reasons you should visit Kauai this winter: Warmer Weather There are few places warmer than Hawaii during the wintertime. Temperatures rarely fall below sixty degrees. If you’re coming from the snow, […]
Congrats! You’re traveling to Kauai with a teenager… planning an entertaining agenda can be tough, but not on Kauai. There are so many amazing, teen-friendly adventures to embark on. Here’s what I recommend:Â 1. Take your teen to watch a North Shore sunset. There’s nothing quite like watching the sunset from Hanalei Pier or Ke’e […]
The South Shore of Kauai is a beautiful place to be year-round. This is where sunshine can usually be found, along with a handfulÂ of picturesque beaches and plenty of adventures to embark on. I composed a small list of absolute must-dos while on this side of the island… enjoy! 1. Visit the McBryde […]
Not too long ago, I was sitting in an airport, on my way home to Kauai. The woman next to me was talking to her kids very excitedly about the yummy fresh fruit they were going to try when they arrived on the Garden Isle. She turned to me, and asked if I knew where […]
The Garden Isle is truly a dog’s fantasy land. Boundless outdoor adventures, streams to romp in, and pet-friendly beaches will have your furry friend wagging for joy. Here’s everything you need to know. Kauai Humane Society’s “Doggy Field Trips” If you’re missing your canine companion during your stay on Kauai, or simply a Kauai […]
It was the perfect weather for a muddy adventure. Warm Kauai rain showers made the course of ourÂ Mud Bug Koloa TourÂ truly an awesome experience. Embrace the rain, folks! The “Mud Bug” is an ATV (all-terrain vehicle) built to splash through the biggest puddles and whip around tight, bumpy turns. Two words: Get. Dirty. The adventure […]
Traveling with little ones can be a challenge, but Kauai’s bounty of family friendly beaches will entertain your keiki (children) for hours. Pack the floaties and sunscreen… it’s about to get sandy! Hanalei Pavilion There’s nothing like frolicking in the gentle waters of Hanalei Bay. Sand bars often form at the Hanalei Pavilion, allowing for […]
Running on Kauai can test even the fittest of runners, but also caters to those just looking for a beautiful place to jog. From mauka to makai, there are plenty of trails to blaze. Let’s be honest, sometimes pounding the pavement can make us long for feeling the Earth under our feet.Â As an avid runner […]
It’s that time of year on Kauai again! The Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair only comes once a year for four festive days on the Garden Isle. Bringing locals and visitors a taste of a mainland-style carnival, “the Fair” is an event for all ages. It’s happeningÂ Thursday, August 24th 2017 through Sunday, August 27th 2017 […]
On the Kapaa bike path, anyone can enjoy the magnificent scenery, gentle offshore breezes, and array of photo ops. Get ready to coast your way along almost eight miles of the east side of Kauai. Formally known as Ke Ala Hele Makalae (The Path that Goes by the Coast), this multi-use path is the perfect […]
Ah yes, the acai bowl… that perfect, mouthwatering fusion of a sweet acai berry base and crunchy granola, topped with an assortment of fresh fruit on top. Drizzle on a little honey and your acai bowl dreams will definitely come true.