Tag Archive: Kauai travel

Up the Lazy River to Kauai’s Secret Falls

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 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

The Coconut Craze – Finding Them Fresh in Kauai

  < The east side of Kauai isn’t called the Coconut Coast for nothing. The term does have its historical roots: the coco palm was one of the 23 plants the Polynesian voyagers… Continue reading

Ascent on Hihimanu

The splendid Okolehao Trail rises to the best vantage point of the Hanalei coast and valley. Footing along the trail was precarious and downright dangerous due to the downpour the night before. “End… Continue reading

Hawaii Beach Escapes

Can’t decide whether to take a tropical walk or spend the day watching the waves roll in? No problem. Do both, Brah! Some of the best walking in the Islands is along where… Continue reading

Twin Hawaiian sunbathers

Twin Hawaiian sunbathers

Keep your distance from the endangered monk seal.

Kauai’s secret photo of the day

Kayak up the Wailua River to find this jewel of a waterfall.

Travel Light, Kauai Trailblazer on Nook, Kindle

This NEW FIFTH EDITION of the Sprout’s top-selling guide is packed with new and updated activities, dozens of fresh photos, and a special Trailblazer Kids section for families headed to Hawaii’s adventure island.… Continue reading