The Jack Harter no door helicopter tour

The Jack Harter no door helicopter tour in a Hughes 500 is an awesome experience. Our pilot was Spencer. He did a great job of showing us the sights. The mai tais in the bar at Duke’s Canoe Club were a waste of money. No booze in them! We complained and were told that they …
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We were in Poipu May 25-31, 2015

We were in Poipu May 25-31, 2015. Our “best bets”: Kiahuna Plantation in Poipu is a wonderful place to stay, with a fabulous beach (but the signature restaurant is closed till July). Keoki’s Palace, right across the street, has really good food, ambiance and service; worth the rather high price. A relative bargain for foodies …
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Kalapaki Beach Hut

My wife and I had dinner at the Kalapaki Beach Hut on May 22, 2015 in Nawiliwili. Her Du Volcano burger dripped at least a quarter cuo of mayo and other juices. My Teriyaki Burger dripped almost as much teriyaki sauce (maybe to cover the taste of the burnt spot). Neither of us could finish …
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Kalalea Juice Hale

Went to Kalalea Juice Hale (just below the mountain with that name) at 4390 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa (actually just off the road in the boonies). 346-0074. We had shaved ice there that blows away everyone else on the island. The syrups are all made from real fruit! The taste is mindblowing. Combined with the finest …
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Fathom Five SCUBA trip was awesome!

Fathom Five SCUBA trip was awesome! Very personalized dive thanks to Nick (dive master) and Tom (boat captain). Thanks for the recommendation — we will definitely use them again!

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