Category Archives: Kauai See & Do

Best places to find free entertainment and cultural activities in Hawaii

Getting to and staying in Hawaii can leave a dent in your wallet, but once you’re there, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to enjoy local culture. As we’ve visited Hawaii over the past decade, we’ve been pleasantly surprised at the quality and availability of free entertainment. We’ve enjoyed everything from free music performances from award-winning musical artists to ... Read More »

Hawaii humpback whale watching is in full swing!

It’s that super duper awesome time of year when the humpback whales swim around their Hawaii playground. Having the opportunity to watch 40-ton whale leap out of the ocean to create a big splash is one of the many reasons that make winter a good time to visit Hawaii. Hawaii is a sanctuary for humpback whales. The shallow waters around ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Napali Coast

Today’s Aloha Friday Photo comes to us from Melanie Martin of Atlanta, Georgia. She took this photo off the Napali Coast of Kauai during a sunset cruise in September. This majestic coastline will surely evoke awe. We highly recommend you see the Napali coast by land, air and/or ocean as Melanie did. Mahalo to Melanie for sharing her photo with ... Read More »

Five Adventures to Spice Up Your Hawaiian Vacation

We have a guest post today written by Donna Hull — a baby boomer travel expert. Donna shares her ideas for adventurous activities for Kauai and the Big Island.  Is lounging on a beach to the soothing sounds of the surf crashing onto shore your idea of a Hawaiian vacation? Or, perhaps you picture yourself sipping a tropical drink as the sun ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Wailua Falls on “Fantasy Island”

Today’s Aloha Friday Photo is a beautiful Kauai waterfall that’s also a TV star. If you’ve ever seen the ABC hit series Fantasy Island that aired in the late 1970s and early 1980s, then you’ve seen Wailua Falls. Wailua Falls is definitely a waterfall worth seeing on your Kauai vacation. In fact, I list it as one of the top ... Read More »

Top 3 paid Kauai vacation activities not to be missed

Most folks tend to think of Kauai as one of Hawaii’s most laidback islands to visit. While that may be true, Kauai offers many fantastic activities and adventures. As you’re making your Kauai vacation plans, I do recommend you read our list of the best free things to see and do on Kauai. You’ll certainly want to plan to see ... Read More »

Free Coffee Farm Tour & Tasting at Kauai Coffee Company

Though the Big Island grows Hawaii’s most renowned Kona coffee, Kauai is actually the home to the largest coffee farm in all of Hawaii and the US. Kauai produces approximately 60% of Hawaii’s total coffee crop. Kauai Coffee Company on the southern side of Kauai grows more than 4 million coffee trees over 3,100 acres. From my visit at Kauai ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: October 5, 2011

Here’s a fresh rainbow of news and deals from the islands of Aloha. *  Royal Lahaina Resort offers a great Maui vacation value in their Royal Experience Package.  Guests booking this package enjoy Ocean View accommodations in the resort’s refurbished Lahaina Kai Tower, Daily Breakfast Buffet in the oceanfront Royal Ocean Terrace Restaurant, and evening sunset cocktail & dinner sail ... Read More »

A Private Chartered Dive Boat Day In Kauai

What could be better than heading out on a scuba diving excursion in Kauai? A chartered dive trip for you and 12 of your closest friends and colleagues! My second trip to Hawaii occurred just 9 months after my first trip to the Big Island, when I headed to Lihue, Kauai for a small work conference – which of course, ... Read More »

Seeing Kauai’s Kalalau Valley

As a friend was planning her Kauai vacation, I reeled off a list of top Kauai attractions. After I mentioned, seeing the Kalalau Valley, my friend asked, “But, doesn’t that take a long hike to see?” Instantly, I detected that she thought that you had to hike the entire 11 miles of the cliff-hanging Kalalau Trail in order to see ... Read More »

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