Category Archives: Kauai

Fun things to do in Kauai on a rainy day

From the moment of landing, visitors are in awe of Kauai’s velvety green mountains. The island is known as the Garden Isle because of its lush, tropical landscapes. To make a garden grow both sun and rain are required, so there’s got to be rain sometimes. Typically, most rain falls overnight in Hawaii, but occasionally visitors may encounter a rainy ... Read More »

Kauai horseback riding with Silver Falls Ranch

There’s something about Kauai that beckons us to take in the island’s beauty by horseback. We finally had the opportunity to do so with Silver Falls Ranch on our most recent visit to the Garden Isle. Silver Falls Ranch sprawls across 300 lush acres on Kauai’s stunning North Shore. The ranch offers miles of trails naturally adorned with tropical flowers ... Read More »

Fantastic Independence Day events in Hawaii – July 4th 2017

You still have time to get to Hawaii to enjoy the many fourth of July events planned across the islands. You’ll find family-friendly celebrations including parades, games, live music, local food and, of course, dazzling fireworks displays! Some of Hawaii’s July 4th events are unique and special to the islands. With swaying palms and the abundance of Hawaiian music and ... Read More »

One Week Kauai Vacation Itinerary & Travel Planner

Need help and inspiration to plan your Kauai vacation activities? Well, look no further than our scenic and adventure-packed itinerary. This travel plan includes all the top attractions and “must-dos” of a Kauai vacation. While there are lots of great sightseeing and activities to do, we’ve actually carved out time to relax into this week-long itinerary. If relaxing isn’t your ... Read More »

The most scenic hikes in Hawaii by island

From our many trips to Hawaii, we’ve etched some of our fondest memories while hiking on Hawaii’s many beautiful trails. The sights and sounds made every step worth the experiences. We want to share our favorite, scenic hikes by Hawaiian Island in case you would like to create your own memories on these amazing trails. Kauai Our favorite Kauai hike is ... Read More »

Detailed review: Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa

On the sunny south shore of Kauai, Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa reigns as the area’s top luxury hotel. Situated on 50 beautifully-landscaped, oceanfront acres, this resort has really embraced their sense of place on the island with the moniker the garden isle. As we walked around the resort, there were so many tropical flowers, trees and shrubs that ... Read More »

Hawaii festivals and special events May – August 2017

Are you headed to the Hawaiian Islands in the coming months? Or, are you looking for inspiration to go? Perhaps one of the following special events will strike your fancy. We list Hawaii’s major cultural and special events planned from May through August, 2017. Note that the links listed will provide many more details about the events. May 1st – ... Read More »

Touring and snorkeling the Na Pali Coast with Kauai Sea Tours

A trip to Kauai is not complete without admiring the majestic Na Pali Coast by land, air and/or sea and a morning snorkel sail with Kauai Sea Tours is a great way to see by sea! After check-in, the 5.5-hour catamaran tour departs from Port Allen Marina Center from the small Kauai town of Ele’ele. Once aboard the Lucky Lady and after ... Read More »

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