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 – 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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What Readers Have to Say

“I’m a self-planner. I love travelling, researching and planning my trips…I buy all sorts of guides for fear of missing out…found your books online at Amazon and got one for Big Island and one for Maui…this was to be my 3rd trip…I wanted something different. I LOVED your books and read the big island cover to cover and could almost quote it. At one point my husband was like, “must you bring that book again?” Yet the day I wasn’t reading from it, he’s like, “what’s next?” So, it was money well-spent!!!!”

- D. Lavoie