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Archive: Kauai – The Garden Isle

Why we love Kauai

Waving to friends as you pass on the highway or talking story when you see your neighbor in the grocery store are parts of the charming everyday life on Kauai, long since forgotten in busy cities. Potluck dinners at the beach to watch sunset aren’t only for special occasions; gatherings with relatives and coworkers occur […]

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Hawaiian Words Everyone Should Know Before Buying A Home On Kauai

The Garden Island of Kauai, as well as the rest of the islands, has a local language all its own. A form of “Pidgin” English (pronounced pid-jin) and old Hawaiian, can be heard across the island. Pidgin is a simplified version of a language that has developed as a means of communication between two or […]

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Where To Find The Best Drinks on Kaua’i

Kauai is a romantic place, filled with breathtaking sights, delicious food and a constantly evolving drink menu. From locally grown coffee and fresh juice to savory wine and tropical cocktails, we’ve covered the spectrum of what you might like to be sipping on (whether your day has just begun or is nearly over). Here is […]

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Kauai’s Best Up-and-Coming Food Trucks

Food is a huge part of living on Kauai. From Kalua pulled pork to fresh ahi poke, every bite offers you a better understanding of what the island (and it’s people) are truly about. While there are a number of great stationary restaurants to try, why not spice up your day (or night!) at one of […]

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Hanapepe Art Night

Hanapepe Art Night  Hanapepe (literally translating to “crushed bay” in Hawaiian, due to landslides in the area) is a small town on the western side of Kauai. One scenic drive away from the south, this sleepy town is filled with art galleries, boutiques, restaurants and a library. The Aloha Spirit hangs heavy here, as though you’ve passed […]

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Kauai’s Best Hiking – Kalalau Trail

Kalalau Trail While the south side of Kauai offers incredible beaches, shopping and dining at The Shops at Kukui’ula, the north shore also holds its special share of wonders. A few of them being its tropical landscape, celebrity homes and magnificent hiking trails. The most popular hiking trail, the Kalalau Trail, features 11 miles of lush jungle […]

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Kukuiula: A name in a nutshell

Kukui‘ula comes from two words: kukui, or candlenut, and ‘ula, red glow. The kukui is never far away here – Kukui‘ula greeter Teva wears his kukui nut lei almost every day – and a smile that lights up the club. In ancient Hawai‘i, kukui was a measure of time.  The nuts were used to produce […]

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Polihale Beach Kauai

  Polihale is the westernmost accessible beach on Kaua’i. Stretching several miles long, this beach offers plenty of warm sandy space to tan and play! There’s also excellent kayaking, fishing from the shore, swimming in the clear blue waters and world-famous surfing. At night, it is the perfect place to stargaze and watch for shooting […]

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