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Kauai Shores Hotel Now Accepting Bitcoin

Re-posted from Travel Weekly, April 6, 2018 by Tom Lapan Kauai Shores Hotel announced in March that it is now accepting bitcoin payments for online reservations. This hotel, on the Royal Coconut Coast, is the first on the Garden Isle to accept the cryptocurrency for reservations, according to a release from parent company Hawaiian Hotels […]

Island. Sky. Ocean: ISO Hotel — New Name for Mokihana Resort

From eturbonews.com:  An exciting and extensive renovation and rebranding of the venerable Mokihana Resort on Kauai is soon to be completed and introduced to the marketplace with a new name. Called The ISO, an acronym for Island. Sky. Ocean., the hotel has soft launched, with construction completion and full launch slated for April 2, 2018. […]

RESORT RENOVATIONS ON KAUAI’S ROYAL COCONUT COAST TOP $37 MILLION

Resorts on Kauai’s Royal Coconut Coast are underway with $37 million worth of projects targeting completion in 2018 and 2019. Kauai Shores Hotel is wrapping up an extensive renovation with improvements to the front pool, deck and the large hot tub, all facing the beach. Upgrades on air conditioning units will be complete by early […]

Hukilau Lanai Partners with Monterey Bay Seafood Watch

Contact: Hukilau Lanai, 808-822-0600, Hukilaukauai.com, email mod@hukilaulani.biz Commitment to serving only Ocean-Friendly Seafood Hukilau Lanai announced a formal partnership with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program, committing to serve only seafood caught or farmed in ocean-friendly ways. Hukilau Lanai is the first restaurant on Kauai and the second restaurant in the State of Hawaii […]

Sleeping Giant Grill New Name for Kilauea Fish Market

The former Kilauea Fish Market at Waipouli (east side of Coconut Plantation Marketplace, next to Islander on the Beach) has been renamed Sleeping Giant Grill as a name that is more reflective of the east side. Owned by Steve Knox, the eatery is famous for its fresh fish and local products, offering a wide array […]

Resort Renovations on Kauai’s Royal Coconut Coast Top $12.5 Million in 2017

Four resorts on Kauai’s Royal Coconut Coast, also known as Kauai’s East Side, are investing over $12.5 million on significant upgrades and renovations for rooms, buildings and grounds. These projects follow $9 million in renovations in 2014 and $20 million in 2012 and 2013 throughout the region. Total renovations now approach $43 million. “In a […]

What’s New on the Royal Coconut Coast

Kauai’s east side resorts have completed millions of dollars worth of renovations over the past year, with more to come in 2016. Plus, six major events and festivals are slated for next June through October. The Royal Coconut Coast area, also known as Kauai’s East Side, has seen a lot of renovation and new additions […]

Luau Makaiwa Opens on the Royal Coconut Coast

There’s a new ‪luau on ‪Kauai’s Royal Coconut Coast at the Courtyard Kauai at Coconut Beach. Featuring both Hawaiian and Polynesian entertainment,  Luau Makaiwa is performed by award winning Kumu Hula and recording artist Leilani Rivera Low every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday beginning at 5:30pm. The luau location is ocean front and considered royal surfing grounds during […]

Hilton Garden Inn Chooses the Royal Coconut Coast

Aloha Beach Resort is currently undergoing a full renovation and remodel in preparation for opening next year as the State of Hawaii’s first (and only) hotel operating under the Hilton Garden Inn brand. When the renovations are finalized the property will be re-named Hilton Garden Inn Kauai/Wailua Bay. Once complete, this adds the 50th state […]