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Kapaa Awarded Kauai’s Best Beach Town

August 3, 2023 Contact: Royal Coconut Coast Association Margy Parker, Media Relations 808-651-5394 For immediate release: Trazee Travel, a division of FXExpress Publications and Global Traveler named Kapaa as Kauai’s Best Beach town in 2023 Kapa‘a, HI – On August 1st, Trazee Travel, named Kapa‘a as Kaua‘i’s Best Beach town in 2023 in the 9th annual The Trazees. This award is […]

East Side Luaus Among Hawaii’s Top Ten

In a recent article on, the Kauai luaus featured among the top ten in Hawaii are Smith’s Family Luau, Ahi Uila Fire Show at the Hilton Garden Inn and the Ka Hikina Luau at the Sheraton Kaua‘i Coconut Beach. These three were the ones featured for Kaua‘i in an article about the 10 top […]

2023 Best Reader’s Choice Awards

From Hawaii Magazine — July 1012 2023 Readers’ Choice Winners You Need to Visit on Kauaʻi Top Eats, top places to stay, top adventures, top shopping, top services. See what Hawaii Magazine readers picked for Kauai; many of them on the Royal Coconut Coast.

Update Information about Hurricane Calvin

According to the New York Time, Monday: A powerful hurricane that formed in the Pacific Ocean last week weakened on Sunday to a tropical storm and was expected to continue to lose strength as it approached Hawaii, forecasters said. Tropical Storm Calvin had maximum sustained wind speeds of 45 miles per hour early Tuesday, forecasters […]

Hawaii Magazine’s 2023 Reader’s Choice Awards for Kauai

2023 Readers’ Choices Awards: Kauaʻi From great beginner surf spots and epic hiking trails to the most romantic resorts and top-notch saimin, these are Kauaʻi’s best, according to our readers. Apr 7, 2023 HAWAII Magazine Staff Photo: Getty Images Kaua‘i, the Garden Isle, is among Hawai‘i’s most verdant islands. Packed with thriving botanical gardens and […]

Mesmerizing Fire Show at Wailua Bay

By Emma Grunwald, The Garden Island newspaper, THE GARDEN ISLAND KAPA’A — Twice a week, the Hilton Garden Inn Kaua’i on Wailua Bay hosts what it calls a “mesmerizing fire show” for visitors, and it certainly kept that promise on Friday night. “It was a success,” said dancer Coppin Colburn, who is also the […]

Sperm Whale on the Beach at Lydgate Beach Park

Article in The Garden Island, by Dennis Fujimoto. Lydgate Park and the portion of Ka Hele Makala’e multi-use path in the park are closed until further notice, officials said on Sunday. The closure is necessary due to a beached whale and final disposition of the animal that was first reported Friday evening aground on the […]

High Surf Warning issued for Kauai through Jan 23; Kalalau Closed

News Release For Immediate Release: January 21, 2023COUNTY OF KAUA‘IKAUA‘I FIRE DEPARTMENTMICHAEL GIBSON, CHIEF(808) 241–4980 The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a High Surf Warning for north– and west–facing shores of Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau util 6 a.m. Monday. The warning may be extended, dropped, or modified asconditions develop. The NWS reports dangerously large waves […]

Kapaa Business Association Produces Shop On Kauai Site

Contact: Jackie Manibusan, (808) 212-1000,   Kapa’a, HI – Kapa’a Business Association (KBA)  recently announced the launch of its online, local shopping resource, the Shop on Kauai Website (SOK),  With 39 local Kauai businesses featured on the site; shoppers can purchase clothing, art, local services, food and drink, floral products, weddings, photography, motorsports and […]