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Know Before You Go — Travel Restrictions & Island Transportation

Current requirements to travel to Kauai (and all of Hawaii): • Fully vaccinated travelers (Pfeizer, Moderna or J&J) from the U.S. and its territories may travel without a negative COVID test. • PDF proof of the vaccination must uploaded to Hawaii’s Safe Travels Program and travelers must carry their paper vaccination card with them to […]

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 […]

Kauai Golf, Hawaii golf, Wailua Golf Course

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 […]

New Section of Bike Path Under Construction

From The Garden Island Newspaper, by Dennis Fujimoto WAIPOULI — The county Department of Public Works and Cushnie Construction Co. announced the start of construction on the next phase of the Eastside coastal multi use path. “We could possibly start work as early as next week,” said Jeff Griffin of Cushnie Construction of the project […]

Best Sunrise Places on the East Side

Kauai’s Royal Coconut Coast is known for having the best sunrises on the island especially during the winter months. With the sun rising south east of the Hawaiian islands, there are several outstanding locations on the east side to view the spectacle of light and sky that occurs in the early morning hours. On a […]

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 […]