Kaua‘i Island – Having Fun & Staying Safe

Cyclist traveling along a highway in Kauai giving a thumbs up to the photographer.

Having spent years finding the best spots to recommend for your precious vacation time (and steering you away from the worst), we also want to do our best to help you stay out of trouble. Though Hawai‘i seems idyllic, please remember that this isn’t Disneyland—it’s nature. Mother Nature is hard, slippery, sharp and unpredictable. Nature is …
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Kaua‘i Island – Local Culture & You

Local Hawaiian partaking in traditional fire dance.

Hawai‘i’s diverse population has made for an enviable cultural stew. (Melting pot seemed too cliché.) The aloha spirit is alive and well and akin to small town hospitality found on the mainland. After all, when you’re on an island, you are bound to run into the same folks, and being respectful of everyone’s differences is …
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Kaua‘i Island – Being an Eco-Friendly Tourist

White tour boat filled with people in the middle of the ocean, surrounded by deep blue water.

The extraordinary remoteness of the Hawaiian Islands has given rise to unique life that can’t be found anywhere else on the planet. That being said, the native wildlife is under constant threat from a variety of sources. Knowing how best to enjoy all that Hawai‘i has to offer while staying ecologically sensitive is important in …
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What Readers Have to Say

“First off, let me say what a fantastic book. I bought it last year to surprise my wife on our 23rd anniversary and we spent a year studying it from front to back…Your book was so right on target for everything from the moment our plane touched down until the time we left. My wife and I had so much fun, that we are returning in December and are taking the children with us and plan on getting your Maui book too for some island hopping. Again, you made our trip the most incredible experience that we could have ever hoped for.”

- T. & S. Konz