Tag Archive: Kauai travel

Kauai’s Napali Coast: How to find the wilderness beyond the people-jam at the Kalalau Trail

The northwest coast of Kauai—which is itself the most northwesterly of the major Hawaiian Islands—is roadless and wild, where knuckle-sets of 2,000-foot-high cliff heads greet the pounding Pacific. At road’s end past Hanalei… Continue reading

Kaua’i’s Moloa’a rhymes with Ahhhhhhhh

Kauai’s northeast coast has a wealth of wild beaches, so pleasure seekers may not find Moloa’a (mo-lo-ah-ah) Bay on the first visit, or even the second. The big curve of sand cleaved by… Continue reading

Secret Beach: one of Kauai’s hidden treasures

The northeast coast of Kauai—from Anahola to Princeville—has more than a dozen hike-to beaches, by far the best run of wild coast in Hawaii. One of the most scenic is Secret Beach near… Continue reading

Kauai: beaching it

KAUA‘I Larsens Beach A short hike down from pasturelands leads to more than a mile of wild beach. Monk seals and shorebirds like the rough lava-and-coral reef, and backshore flora. Waiakalua Beach A… Continue reading

Your Bucket List Add-on: Kauai

FARTHEST GETAWAY IN THE WORLD The eight major Hawaiian Islands are in the middle of the Pacific, surrounded by 65-million square miles of open water and at least 2,000 miles from other islands… Continue reading

A Kauai musical preview

Give a listen if you’re going to Kauai. Kauai Trailblazer is available on Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com or direct from the publishers, Trailblazer Travel Books. Aloha!

Kauai Trailblazer, the book to guide you everywhere

Before you jump on the jet to Kauai, buy the Kauai Trailblazer and use it as your detailed, day-to-day fun finder once you get to the island. KT has become “the bible” for… Continue reading

See Kauai’s Napali Coast by sea

Napali (The Cliffs) meet the ocean along a 30-plus-mile roadless section of the northwest coast of Kauai. For many, visiting this wilderness is via a rugged, 11-mile trail that reaches the Kalalau Valley,… Continue reading

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