Press Room

Top Readers’ Choice Awards For Kauai’s East Side by Hawaii Business Magazine

Hawaii Business Magazine, in April, announced their top readers’ choice awards for several categories. On the Royal Coconut Coast, some great picks made the list. #1 for Best Value Hotel: Kauai Shores Hotel, an oceanfront 200-room resort with pool, spa, beach-yoga and the Lava Lava Beach Club restaurant. Also in the top 10 are Hilton […]

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 […]

Spring Special Deals

Plan a wonderful vacation on Kauai’s Royal Coconut Coast in March April and May (and beyond). Check out these great offerings:   Hilton Garden Inn Kauai at Wailua Bay: Fronting Lydgate Beach Park and next to the famous Wailua River. Central and convenient to all of Kauai. On-site restaurants and entertainment. Enjoy 10% off the […]

Classes and Retreats on the Royal Coconut Coast

Want to learn something new during your stay on the Royal Coconut Coast?  Art, sewing, health and wellness, physical fitness classes, retreats, yoga, and barre fitness offer first hand knowledge from well-trained specialists, adding important local and cultural perspectives to the learning mix.   Dolphin Touch Wellness Center Classes and Retreats: Coming up this month […]

Honoring the Mu‘umu‘u in January

January is Hawaii’s official Mu‘umu‘u month (pronounced moo-oo, moo-oo), honoring, preserving and celebrating the mu‘umu‘u,  the iconic dress that marks Hawai’i’s unique fashion history. A lot of Hawaii’s female residents have at least one mu‘umu‘u in their closets. Many have a variety of styles. The garment was originally designed to provide a loose and comfortable […]

Endangered Species Sightings On the East Side

Our visitors may encounter several endangered species while enjoying beaches and parks on the Royal Coconut Coast. Taking pictures is no problem. Getting too close is. Approaching an endangered animal threatens them and can alter the animal’s behavior. The standard rule is to stay at least 10 feet away whether they’re resting on the beach […]

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 […]