Press Room

Know Before You Go — Pre Travel Testing and Quarantine Guidelines

        Kauai is back in Hawaii’s Safe Travels program aligning itself with its sister islands, and allowing visitors to avoid quarantine with proof of a negative COVID test result within 72 hours of leaving on the final leg of departure, or departing from another island. Pre-travel COVID tests must be from an […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top Picks for Dining Out on the Royal Coconut Coast

Here are the top picks for eating out at seven restaurants on the the Royal Coconut Coast. All also offer take-out. The Bull Shed:  5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. seven days a week, 4-796 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, (808) 822-3791 Coconuts Fish Cafe: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week, 4-831 Kuhio Highway #420, Kapaa, […]

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 […]

Top Ideas for Kauai Giving

Right now Kauai’s highest priority is for its residents, helping out-of-work families make ends meet, feeding the hungry and providing resources to keep everyone safe (and fed) until Kauai can welcome visitors back. If you’re a Kauai fan and want to help support our kama‘aina (local residents) face their challenges, here are two key organizations […]

Airline Cancellation and Change Policies

Now is not the time to travel to Hawaii. The governor and county mayors are on board for ultra-tight and prohibitive restrictions to discourage visitors until the threat of COVID-19 spread is in the past. If you’re thinking of coming to Kauai later this year, check out this great resource to look up airline cancellation […]