Category Archives: Kauai

Photos, video and review of the Villas at Poipu Kai, Kauai

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On our recent trip to Kauai, we enjoyed a four-night stay at the Villas at Poipu Kai within the Poipu Beach ResortĀ on the south side of Kauai. As you can see from this Google Map, the resort is a short five-ish minute walk to the beach. With architecture that honors the former sugar cane plantation days the Villas at Poipu ... Read More »

Off-road fun with Kauai ATV

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    Though driving the paved roads of Kauai lead to new discoveries, going off road takes the adventure up a notch. We loved driving an open-top ATV through a tunnel, under a canopy of trees to a waterfall and to view scenes that are truly movie-worthy. The four-hour ATV and waterfall tour with Kauai ATV really gets you in ... Read More »

Beautiful Kauai Visit 2016

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After a six-night visit to Kauai, the memories of the island’s beauty still resonate. Even though we’ve been to Kauai several times and I know what to expect, the island still puts me in awe- from the verdantly green volcanic mountains to the white sandy beaches and everything in between. If there was a beauty contest for islands, Kauai would ... Read More »

Happy July 4th! Here’s what’s going on in Hawaii 2016

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The 50th State celebrates Independence Day with fun, fireworks and, of course, aloha! Here are all the best July 4th fireworks and celebrations happening across the Hawaiian Islands: Oahu – Ala Moana Shopping center hosts a huge fireworks show that’s touted as one of the nation’s best. In addition to the fireworks show at Ala Moana Beach Park, there also ... Read More »

Wildlife you might see on a Hawaii vacation

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If you enjoy seeing local wildlife when you travel, Hawaii will not disappoint. From the ocean to the mountains, there’s a good chance you may be dazzled by Hawaii’s wildlife. Wildlife that you might see in Hawaii – Whales, particularly humpback whales, migrate by the thousands to Hawaii from late December through early April. They travel from thousands of miles ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: King Kong’s Profile on Kauai’s Kalalea Mountain

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Mahalo to Laura and Marco, who are wonderful, longtime subscribers and Aloha Friday Photo contributors from Italy, for sending these excellent Kauai photos and story. Here’s the story they shared of seeing King Kong’s profile at Kalalea Mountain in Kauai. The first photo was taken during a tour around Kauai on August 2014. Driving north from Kapa’a on Highway 56, ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: January 4, 2016

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Aloha and Hau’oli Makahiki Hou! * Hawaiian Airlines has started 2016 with a nice fare sale with roundtrip fares from the mainland to Hawaii starting at $318 roundtrip. For this sale, you must book by January 7, 2016 for travel through March 16, 2016. * Four Seasons Resort Lanai is set to welcome guests again starting February 1, 2016 with ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Wonderful Winter Sunset

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Mahalo to KaRyle for sharing this wonderful winter sunset photo with us for Aloha Friday Photo. KaRyle took this photo at Alekoko, which is also more commonly known as the Menehune Fish Pond, on Kauai. When she shared this photo she said,”Winter” weather in Hawai’i just means dramatic clouds to enhance the sunsets.” That’s one of many great reasons to ... Read More »

Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2015/2016 in Hawaii

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Hawaii sure knows how to host celebrations and this New Year’s Eve is no exception! All across the major Hawaiian Islands, you can find fireworks shows, special holiday menus, music, dancing and much more to welcome in 2016. Whether you’ll be celebrating this New Year’s Eve in Hawaii or considering a trip there for a future year, here are links ... Read More »

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