Tag Archive: Kauai Trailblazer

The Mahaulepu Trail

Head out the through the terraces, pool-side extravaganza and artificial lagoon at the fabulous Grand Hyatt on Kauai’s south shore and hang a left on Shipwreck Beach. Then up to the tawny bluff—a… Continue reading

Kauai’s Lydgate Park

There are many dozens of great beach parks in Hawaii, and many more dozens of beaches that families will call their favorite. But if for some bizarre reason, only one park could be… Continue reading

Secret Falls: Rent a kayak, the rest is FREE

The wide-mouthed Wailua River was chosen as the homeland for the first Polynesian voyagers nearly two thousand years ago, who settled its fertile banks, fished for both fresh and ocean-going fish, and built… Continue reading

Kauai’s Oscar Night

Kauai is ready to celebrate a George Clooney win for his performance in Descendants. All the scene locales for the movie are portrayed in Kauai Trailblazer, a book that goes back 13 generations… Continue reading

THE Hawaii Vacation Planning Resource

Are you wondering which Hawaiian island to visit? Where’s the best weather, where’s the best snorkeling, where’s the best hiking, what’s there to do when it rains, itinerary advice, do’s and don’ts, understanding… Continue reading

Trail along Kawailoa Bay, Kauai

Trail from Gilian's Beach

Clooney Walks on Water in The Descendants

George Clooney, Shailene Woodley (his teen daughter), and the crew took a classic Hawaiian beach walk when they barefooted the sand from below the St. Regis Princeville Resort to the long curve of… Continue reading

Kauai Stars in Golden Globe Winner “The Descendants”

    George Clooney? Hard to miss with this guy in your movie. But director Alexander Payne also showed smarts by picking a great novel in The Descendants and then adding the “co-stars”… Continue reading