Category Archives: Kauai

Aloha Friday Photo: Hanalei Bay Day

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Mahalo to Robin Kramer for sharing this lovely photo with us for Aloha Friday. Robin took this photo in February. While most of us in North America were shivering in the cold, Robin was enjoying the warm Hawaiian sunshine. Robin’s photo is of  Hanalei Bay on the north shore of Kauai. The dramatic mountain backdrop standing by this wide bay make ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Heavenly Hanalei Bay

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Mahalo to Joan Bartosik of California for sharing this beautiful photo with us for our Aloha Friday Photo series. Joan’s photo was taken around sunset from Princeville on the north shore of Kauai. This Princeville perch provides a beautiful overlook of Hanalei Bay. The slivers of pink in the clouds, the rolling surf along with the mountain and palm tree ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: May 6, 2014

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* Mauna Lani Hotel on Hawaii, the Big Island, has a special offer of fourth night free, daily breakfast for two and a $300 resort credit. You might also want to consider this voucher deal of $699 for three nights through Travelzoo and see which offer better suits your needs. Read our Mauna Lani Hotel review. * Travaasa Hana, the ... Read More »

The 5 most unexpected landscapes of Hawaii

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Thoughts of Hawaii conjure up scenes of white sandy beaches flanked by gently swaying palm trees, but the landscapes of the Aloha State are far more diverse. You know the expression not just a pretty face? Well, Hawaii’s not just a pretty beach. 1. Waimea Canyon on Kauai You may think you’ve suddenly been transported to the Grand Canyon when you ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation News & Deals: January 27, 2014

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* TravelZoo has a great deal for a stay in a fancy schmancy villa in Kauai. This special runs just under $300 per night for a villa that sleeps up to six people at Koloa Landing at Poipu Beach Wyndham Grand Resort. A minimum stay of three nights is required for this deal. * Honua Kai Resort and Spa wishes us ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: December 18, 2013

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* Our massive Waikiki Christmas and Oahu New Year’s Eve posts have been updated with quite a few additions. One point worth quickly highlighting is that Aloha Tower will not be hosting New Year’s Eve fireworks, which probably comes to a surprise to many as they have put on one of the island’s biggest shows for many years. * Travelzoo ... Read More »

Poipu is the place to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2013/2014 on Kauai

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Will you be welcoming the new year, 2014, on Kauai? If so, you’ll have the opportunity to celebrate the occasion with food, fun and fireworks. Kauai’s biggest celebration will be the 3rd Annual New Year’s Eve Music Fest and Fireworks Celebration at Poipu Beach Park. This December 31, 2013 event is free and open to the public. Food booths, live music ... Read More »

Kauai’s Fern Grotto

Kauai's famous Fern Grotto

For many years, one Kauai’s must-do activities has been to take a guided boat trip up the Wailua River to see the Fern Grotto. The Fern Grotto is a shallow cave near the base of a fern-covered volcanic mountain. The area has been a famous wedding site due to its natural, cathedral-like setting and acoustics. Unfortunately the grotto ain’t what ... Read More »

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