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Annual Kauai Mokihana Festival Celebrates Year of Hula

Tue, September 06, 2011

The annual Kauai Mokihana Festival returns to the Garden Island for its 27th year. This year's event celebrates the "Year of Hula" as it was 25 years ago that hula competition began.

The 7 day cultural festival on Kauai features not only hula...

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Respect the Hawaiian Monk Seal on Kauai

Fri, August 19, 2011

Here you are on Kaua`i, strolling barefoot along our beautiful white sand beaches, when you spot something big & gray. You think it might be a large rock, but as you get closer you realize it’s alive.  However, it’s not moving and you’re...

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Swimming with Hawaii’s Green Sea Turtles on Kauai

Enjoy Hawaii green sea turtles while on Kauai.

Tue, July 19, 2011

While you’re snorkeling on Kauai, you may be surprised by more than colorful fish. One of the island’s magical treasures – honu (also known as the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle) – makes the tropical waters of Kauai its home.

These awesome creatures...

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Enjoy Movies Under Kauai’s Stars & on the Big Screen

Enjoy the Hawaii Ocean Film Festival while on Kauai.

Fri, July 15, 2011

For more than 10 years,  the Hawaii Ocean Film Festival has featured films about marine resources, ocean recreation and our cultural connections to the sea.  In the last year, MovieMaker Magazine named the festival "One of the 20 Coolest Film...

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Polynesian Canoes Sail Into Hanalei Bay

Polynesian voyaging canoes sail into Hanalei Bay.

Fri, July 08, 2011

Those standing on the shores of Hanalei Bay on Wednesday, July 6th were treated to a majestic sight as seven Polynesian canoes sailed into the Bay. After leaving New Zealand in April, the seven canoes have been sailing the Pacific Ocean for more...

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Express Yourself With a Lei

Fri, April 15, 2011

Beautiful and aromatic, the Hawaiian lei is one gift everyone is always pleased to receive. Synonymous with the spirit of aloha, it can be created from just about anything – from flowers or shells to feathers or seeds. Fragrant plumeria and pikake...

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Discover the Beauty of Limahuli Garden & Preserve

The limahuli gardens are a beautiful attraction nearby the Hanalei Colony Resort.

Fri, March 18, 2011

In 1976, Juliet Rice Wichman gifted the lower part of Kauai's Limahuli Valley, now known as the Limahuli Garden, to the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG). The nearly 1,000 remaining acres were gifted to her grandson Chipper Wichman who, in...

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