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First All Inclusive Playground in Hawaii Opened at Lydgate Park

Hawaii’s first all-inclusive playground opened on Earth Day, April 22nd, at Lydgate Beach Park. From The Garden Island newspaper, article and photo by Dennis Fujimoto, dfujimoto@thegardenisland.com WAILUA, KAUAI — Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami took time Friday to lead the blessing of the state’s first fully inclusive playground at Lydgate Beach Park, next to the Kamalani […]

Top Picks for Dining Out on the Royal Coconut Coast

Here are more than a dozen top picks for  restaurants on the the Royal Coconut Coast. All also offer take-out. Brunch: Looking for great brunch spots this Easter?  Check out the full array of delicious brunches at the Hilton Garden Inn Kauai at Wailua Bay, Lava Lava Beach Club, or Sam’s Oceanview.  See links and […]

Top Entertainment Choices on the Royal Coconut Coast

Top Live Entertainment on the Royal Coconut Coast The Royal Coconut Coast is filled with exceptional diversity. Enjoy bands, musical groups, solo artists, karaoke, DJs, concerts, hula halaus (Hawaiian hula groups), fire shows, Polynesian entertainment and other types of performances. Among dozens of restaurants and our luau providers, find entertainment every night of the week. […]

New One-Stop Website for Transportation Options on Kauai

For more information: COUNTY OF KAUA‘I OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NALANI BRUN, DIRECTOR (808) 241-4946 LĪHU‘E – The County of Kaua‘i’s Office of Economic Development announced the launch of a new website aimed at informing both visitors and residents of the various transportation options available on Kaua‘i. The new website, GetAroundKauai.com, was created in response […]

Old Kapaa Town Goes Artistic

Old Kapaa Town is about to be decorated with a series of murals depicting Hawaiian flowers which are also the street names for many side streets through this part of Kauai. Thanks to the Old Kapaa Town Business Hui, a Rise to Work Grant, involvement of muralist Caleb Aero, and inspiration by Ken Kubota of […]

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Wailua Golf Course Among Top 30 in America

Golf Magazine recently named Kauai’s Wailua Golf Course as one of the 30 best municipal golf courses in the U.S. and the only golf course in Hawaii to make this list. The ranking puts Wailua in the top 1% of the nation’s 2,900 municipal golf courses. Designed by Toyo Shirai, the course started with nine […]

Itinerary Day Planner Launched — Innovative Site to Plan out Vacation Days

New and innovative travel itinerary day-planner, unique among Hawaii’s destinations, was launched on Kauai’s Royal Coconut Coast recently. It provides a seamless way to map out each day’s activities, eating, shopping, and where to stay. Kapa‘a, HI –Kaua‘i’s Royal Coconut Coast Association recently unveiled an interactive itinerary day planner, unique among Hawaii’s destinations, where travelers […]

Restaurants, Fitness Centers Allowed to Re-open June 1st.

As Kauai enters phase two of COVID-19 restrictions on June 1st, the County’s Emergency Rules, governing public spaces and businesses are allowing restaurants and other activities to re-open under strict guidelines, through Emergency Rule #11. Previously, Emergency Rule #10, as part of phase 1, provided for the opening of public and private pools,  places of […]

Resorts and Kauai Food Bank Feed Furloughed Staff

A number of Kauai’s hotels and condominium resorts are working with the Kauai Independent Food Bank (KIFB) and several other organizations to distribute meals to furloughed workers. Most are laid off until Hawaii re-opens to visitors. On the Royal Coconut Coast, Pono Kai Resort,  The ISO, Mokihana, Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach, Kauai Shores, Hilton Garden […]