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Mexican Restaurant opens in Kukuiula Shopping Village

Tortilla Republic opened its door on Monday this week and it is the bomb. The interior is warm and fun with outside seating. I just went last night and was amazed by the fabulous gourmet Mexican food and delicious and different margaritas My favorite margarita...

Pacific Ocean Properties Real Estate News and Updates.

Kauai Study of Drowning released A  10 year study of drowning on Kauai by Dr. Charles Blay, a geologist, naturalist and educator at TEOK Investigations in Po‘ipu, said more than 300 drownings have occurred on Kaua‘i over four decades, not to mention all the unreported near-drownings. He...

Kauai News and Updates

  Maui Man stand up paddes from Big Island to Kauai alone Bart de Zwart had expected to be in more pain after paddling 480km or 300 miles from Hawaii's Big Island to Kauai. "I'm not even sore," he said after arriving at Kalapaki Beach on...

Flights to and from China starting

  Flights lift off the China China Eastern Airlines is planning to initiate nonstop, twice weekly service between Shanghai and Honolulu starting on August 9, 2011.  This is will be the first flights to the islands from the world's most populous country.  Hawaii Tourism Authority estimates that...

Go Surfing

Poipu has some of the best surf spots on the island.  Normally we get the biggest "south swell" in the summer but really there  is surfing here all year round.  Here are jsut some of our local surf spots.  Enjoy but remember, when in doubt,...

Dine Out in Poipu

Poipu has an abundance of great restaurants in all price ranges with something for everyone. Below are a sample of my favorites but there are plenty more located in other areas that are also very very good. The Beach House Restaurant (742-1424) Beautiful location and delicious food. Right...

Hotel Occupancy up over last year

Occupancy rates going up over last year Oahu hotels reported the highest occupancy rates at 74 percent, or 4.4 percentage points higher than a year ago. Properties on Maui saw a 2.5 percentage point increase year-over-year at 69.2 percent, while Hawaii island hotels were flat at...

King Kamehameha Day

King Kamehameha Day Hawaii will celebrate its 95th annual King Kamehameha Daythis weekend — and next weekend — with ceremonies, parades and other cultural celebrations paying tribute to King Kamehameha the Great, who unified the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1810 and was its first monarch. The first King...

Kauai Top#5 Favorite on Travelocity

Hawaii takes 4 out of 10 positions on the TOP TEN FAVORITE VACATION DESTINATIONS FOR SUMMER Hawaii's beaches are among the top summer destinations for families, according to a Travelocity booking data review released in advance of Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer. That's sure to...

Kauai Marriott reopens Kiele Moana golf course.

This could be a great deal for anyone that loves to golf. The Kaua'i Lagoons Golf Club is set to unveil its Kiele Moana (Ocean) Nine on May 23, providing golfers the chance to experience the longest stretch of continuous ocean holes in Hawaii....